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NEMA Receives Another Batch Of 159 Stranded Nigerians Returning From Libya

More stranded Nigerians have been rescued by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

The returnees, a total number of 159 were received from Libya on arrival at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja.

Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed, NEMA Director General, received the distressed Returnees in the late hours of Tuesday, 15th November.

The Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG arrived at the airport late yesterday. A total of 62 female adults, including one with a medical condition, 12 female children, and five female infants were found after profiling. The number of adult males was 64 with seven male children and nine infant males making a total of 159 altogether.

The Director General was represented by NEMA Lagos Territorial Office Coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye who charged them to see their return as an opportunity to develop themselves. On November 1, a total of 117 Libya Returnees arrived in Nigeria bringing the number to 276 within a space of two weeks.

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