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Another set of 95 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

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Another set of 95 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

Another set of stranded Nigerians have returned from Libya.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) this morning received the 95 Nigerians at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.

Alhaji Habib Mustapha, the Director General of NEMA who was represented by the Acting Coordinator of the Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development.

Farinloye said that the stranded Nigerians arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Tuesday night at about 20.18 p.m with Al Buraq airline with number UZ189/16/5A- DMG-MJI AD15:50

He said that the returnees were brought back to the country by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) through voluntary repatriation programme for the distressed who had left the country to seek greener pastures in various European country but could not afford to return when their journey became frustrated.

Farinloye said that the returnees are 60 male adults, 29 female adults, three male and one female teenager, with two infants (one male and the other female).

He said that among the returnees were two males who had various degrees of health-related issues.

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