No Fewer Than 130 Nigerian Adults, Teenagers & Infants Deported from Libya


(File photo/Lamide Bamidele)

One Hundred and Thirty Eight deportees from Libya arrived Nigeria on Tuesday.

The came aboard a flight with registration number 5ADM at about 8.05pm, at the Cargo Wing of Muhammed Murtala International Airport.

Those repatriated comprise 65 female adults, 2 teenage girls and 2 infants baby girls while the male adults are 64, 2 teenage boys and 3 infants baby boys.

Total adults that were brought back by International Organisation for Migration (IOM) are 129 with 4 teenagers and 5 infants making a total of 138 Returnees to Nigeria on the expression of interest to return to the country through the assistance of IOM.

They were received by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), having been stranded in Libya when their efforts at crossing over to Europe were truncated due to difficulties in reaching their expected destinations.

Source: Vanguard

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