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NEMA Receives Another Batch Of Nigerians Previously Stranded In Libya

Another group of 137 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya have been received by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

This was confirmed by NEMA in a statement released on Tuesday in Lagos.

The returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport’s Cargo Wing in Ikeja at 5.15 p.m. on Monday , according to the Agency.

NEMA said that there were 80 men, 52 women, and three newborns among the returnees.



On behalf of the Federal Government, Mr. Mustapha Ahmed, Director-General of NEMA, officially received the returnees and urged them to draw lessons from their mistakes and live up to the law.

Since January, about 3,000 Nigerians have been evacuated from Libya, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Additionally, it reports that on Sunday, 542 stranded Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates, or UAE, were picked up by NEMA.

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