Connect with us

162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

   
deportees11 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

News

162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

A total of 162 Nigerians stranded in the Islamic Republic of Libya were returned back home today and received by the National Emergency Management Agency along with the office of the Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Matters.

 
A chartered flight that brought the returnees arrived the cargo wing of Murtala Mohammed International Airport where they were officially received at about 4pm.

SEE ALSO:  Boko Haram bombers attack UNIMAID, Security guard killed

Director General of NEMA was represented by the Deputy Director Search and Rescue Dr Onimode while the Special Assistant to the President Hon Abike Dabiri was represented by Mr Abdulrahman Balogun.

Breakdown of the returnees as given by Dr Onimode shows that 61 of them were males and 101 females. He further explained that among the males were 2 children and 7 infants while the females had 7 children and 2 infants.

SEE ALSO:  IG of Police says he has not gotten any report on IDP abuse in the North

He also said that the return of the stranded Nigerians were facilitated by the International Organization for Migration as on arrival, they were profiled, fed and assisted back to their various towns and homes.

deportee3 700x419 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

deportees1 700x470 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

deportees2 700x426 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

deportees4 700x457 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

deportees5 700x463 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

deportees7 700x463 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

deportees10 700x463 - 162 Nigerians stranded in Libya return, received at MMA, Lagos (Photos)

Continue Reading
You may also like...
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

avatar
wpDiscuz
To Top