More than 100 Nigerians sent back to Nigeria from Libya


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has gotten another clump of 180 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, who is the Coordinator of the Territorial Office of NEMA in Lagos state affirmed on Tuesday.

Muhammed said the Nigerians touched base at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 9.30 p.m. on Monday on board a sanctioned Buraq airplane with enlistment number 5A-DMG.

As indicated by him, they were brought back by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European Union under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees (AVR) Program.

He stated: “The returnees from Libya are comprised of 82 female adults, two female teenage girls, and 11 female babies. “Additionally, there are 79 male grown-ups, one little boy and five male babies making up 95 females and 85 male.”

speaking to the returnees, Muhammed prompted them to put their unpleasant encounters in the unstable North African nation behind them and look to the future with reestablished trust. He urged every one of the portions of society to see the threat of sporadic migrations as a crisis circumstance.

As per him, any circumstance where life is under danger is viewed as crisis hazard and all hands must be on deck to mitigate the risk. Muhammed therefore, charged the media, governments and non-legislative associations just as guardians and parents to unite in stemming the tide of sporadic migration in the nation. Another 160 Nigerians are expected to arrive today (Tuesday) from Libya at about 8.30 p.m.


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