File picture of Libya returnees/Photo: NAN

The fifth batch of 136 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived Port Harcourt Airport in the early hours of Tuesday.

Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed their arrival.

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The returnees arrived aboard Med-View Airline 5N-MAB at about 1.10 a.m.

“They are all intact, except one of them who we are taking to the hospital with the ambulance to find out why she is unstable,” the NEMA official said.

He said few returnees in the fourth batch were still left at the centre, adding that they are from Osun and Ekiti states.

One of the returnees Joy Job thanked the Federal Government for rescuing them and fulfilling its promise of bringing Nigerians home.

She said she was sold into slavery by a Nigerian who told her he found a hair dressing work for her in Kano, not knowing that she had been sold into slavery to another Nigerian living in Libya.