161 More Returnees Arrive From Libya

In News 2019-10-01 13:58:10
161 More Returnees Arrive From Libya
161 More Returnees Arrive From Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)  on Tuesday received yet another batch of 161 stranded Nigerian Returnees from Libya.

 

The returnees arrived  Nigeria at about 5:35 am on Tuesday  aboard  Al Buraq Air with registration number MVT UZ289/01.5A-DMG from Misrata City, a 200 kilometres distance from the Tripoli, Libya

                                   

The Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Alhaji Idris Abubakar Muhammed received the Returnees on behalf of the Federal Government at the Cargo Wing of MMIA on Tuesday along with the other national agencies and Edo State Task Force against Human Trafficking officials.

                                                             

On arrival, the Returnees were profiled after which it revealed that there are 48 adults female, one female child And seven infants female along 93 adults male, five male children and seven infants male among whom are three adults male with medical issues who were immediately evacuated to hospital for medical treatment.

                                            

Thousands of stranded Nigerians have been returning voluntarily from the North African country where they had been stranded enroute Europe.