Another 153 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya
Another 153 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya (photo credit: Channels TV)

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya, Concise News report.

The Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Maihajja, represented by Slaku Lugard, an official of the agency, received the returnees at the early hour on Wednesday morning in Lagos.

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Maihajja said that the Nigerians arrived in the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at about 3:45 a.m.

According to him, they were brought by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union on the platform of the Assisted Voluntary Returnees (AVR) Programme.

He added that the returnees comprised 59 female adults, four female children, and seven female infants as well as 78 adult males, three male children, and two male infants.

Concise News recalls that NEMA had earlier received 171 stranded Nigerians from Libya.