95 Stranded Nigerians In Libya Back Home

162 Nigerians Stranded in Libya Arrive LagosTHISDAYLIVE

Richard Ginika Izuora

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has received a total of 95 Assisted Voluntary Nigerians who were stranded in Libya back to Nigeria.

The Returnees were brought with the assistance of International organisation for Migration (IOM).

They arrived Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja at about 2018 hours on Tuesday, 16th November, 2021 via Al NEMA has received a total of 95 Assisted Voluntary Nigerians who were stranded in Libya back to Nigeria.

The Returnees were brought with the assistance of International organisation for Migration (IOM).

They arrived Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja at about 2018 hours on Tuesday, 16th November, 2021 onboard Al Buraq Airline with number UZ189/16/5A- DMG-MJI AD15:50

After Profiling, the data indicates that 60 male adults among whom are 2 with medical cases, 29 adult females, 3 male and 1 female teenagers with 1 infants of male and female respectively were brought back.

On arrival, the Director General of the NEMA implored the Returnees to turn a new leaf by look inward within the country that has been blessed with abundance of resources.

He assured the Returnees that Federal Government and IOM along with other international partners will not disappoint them as well as Nigerians by providing enabling environment for all to achieve their potentials.

He further reminded them that the pseudo greener pastures that many thought abound in foreign are not true but with your experiences now. They are in better position to enlighten anyone still contemplating of travelling out of the country.

The Director General who was represented by the Acting Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency, Lagos Territorial Office, Ibrahim Farinloye praised the efforts and assistance of IOM in the country and assured the Organisation of the continous cooperation and partnership.

After Profiling, the data indicates that 60 male adults among whom are 2 with medical cases, 29 adult females, 3 male and 1 female teenagers with 1 infants of male and female respectively were brought back.

On arrival, the Director General of the NEMA, Alhaji Habib Ahmed Mustapha implored the Returnees to turn a new leaf by look inward within the country that has been blessed with abundance of resources.

He assured the Returnees that Federal Government and IOM along with other international partners will not disappoint them as well as Nigerians by providing enabling environment for all to achieve their potentials.

He further reminded them that the pseudo greener pastures that many thought abound in foreign are not true but with your experiences now. They are in better position to enlighten anyone still contemplating of travelling out of the country.

The Director General who was represented by the Acting Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency, Lagos Territorial Office, Ibrahim Farinloye praised the efforts and assistance of IOM in the country and assured the Organisation of the continous cooperation and partnership.

Farinloye Ibrahim NEMA: National Refugees Commission, NEMA, Nigerian Immigrat Service, FAAN, Police and Port Health Unit of the Federal Ministry of Health were the Agencies that participated in the exercise

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