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Libya Repatriates Over 250 Nigerians

No fewer than 253 Nigerians repatriated from Libya arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, on Tuesday. The returnees, who arrived aboard an airbus belonging to Libyan Air, touched down at the airport around 6.45pm.

It was learnt that the returnees were assisted back into the country through the intervention of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Officials of the National Emergency Management Agency were said to have provided them with food and money for transportation back to their different destinations.

NEMA Public Relations Officer, South-West zone, Ibrahim Farinloye, said while 148 of the returnees were females, 105 were males.

He said, “The assisted voluntary returnees arrived in the country around 6.45pm on Tuesday aboard an airbus belonging to Libyan Air. A total of 253 people were received by NEMA officials. Of the number were 140 adult females, four female children, and four female infants. There were 102 male adults, two male children and one male infant.”

16 comments:

  1. better to be home alive and safe than dead and unknwon where abouts in another mans land..God go do am for us

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  2. Grace Boniface26 April, 2017 15:00

    They are welcome back home.

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  3. It's only Nigerians that are always being repatriated every now and then.

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  4. It's only Nigerians that are always being repatriated every now and then.

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  5. Oladimeji Seun26 April, 2017 21:59

    That is better o, no place like home.

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