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141 Nigerians Return From Libya

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141 Nigerians Return From Libya

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141 Nigerians Return From Libya
About 141 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya were received on Thursday by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

The coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Abubakar Muhammed, received the returnees on behalf of the Federal Government at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Muhammed told reporters that the returnees arrived aboard a chartered Al Buraq Air plane with flight number UZ389/24 and registration 5A-DMG.

141 Nigerians Return From Libya

He said their return was facilitated by the European Union and the International Organisation for Migration in a collaborative project that had seen some 15,000 stranded Nigerians being brought back since 2017 when the exercise started.

“At the end of the profiling of the returnees, there were 42 women, 19 female children and five female infants.

“Also brought back were 55 men, 14 male children and six male infants,” Muhammed said.