NEMA receives another batch of 172 stranded Nigerians from Libya


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Thursday that it had received another batch of 175 Nigerian returnees from Libya. They were received through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMA), Lagos.

This batch makes a total of 333 stranded Nigerians repatriated to Nigeria through the European Union sponsorship program for Nigerians who got stranded on their failed attempt in search of greener pastures in foreign countries.

The returnees that were voluntarily assisted back in this batch consisted of 92 male adults, six male children, and nine male infants. In addition, there were 53 female adults, 12 female children, and three female infants.

They arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja aboard Al Buraq Airline Boeing 737-400 with registration number 5A-WAC at about 2148hours. They were received at the NAHCO Wing of the Airport. Earlier in the day, 158 were brought back.


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