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107 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 107 Nigerians stranded in Tripoli, Libya.

This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Lagos.

NEMA said that the 107 returnees which comprises of 53 males, 52 females and two infants arrived at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Cargo Wing, Ikeja, late Tuesday aboard Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG.

Mr Mustapha Ahmed, NEMA Director-General, officially received the returnees on behalf of the Federal Government.

Ahmed, the statement said, was represented by Mr Aziz Afunku, Chief Relief and Rehabilitation Officer.

The International Organisation for Migration with the support of international partners have been assisting stranded Nigerians in Libya to return home since 2017.


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