Nigerians arriving the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Tuesday Feb. 14, 2017. Picture: NAN/Wasiu Zubair

By Oladapo Okeowo

Tuesday evening saw the arrival of over 200 Nigerians repatriated from Libya.

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The returnees arrived the country via a Libya Air airplane that landed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

The returnees provided with food and money for fare by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

The NEMA Public Relations Officer, South West zone, Ibrahim Farinloye, said “the assisted voluntary returnees arrived in the country around 6.45pm on Tuesday aboard an airbus belonging to the Libyan Air.

“A total of 253 people were received by NEMA officials. Of the number were 140 adult females, four female children, and four female infants. There were 102 male adults, two male children and one male infant.”