A total of 34 children, 141 male and female stranded Nigerian adults have been received by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency after returning from Libya late Tuesday.
The Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development on Wednesday.
He said the returnees, who were received on behalf of the Federal Government, arrived the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, around 11:50pm.
He noted that the victims were assisted back into the country by the International Organisation for Migration with funding from European Union.
Farinloye said, “NEMA has received a fresh batch of 175 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya.
- The Director General of the Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed, represented by the Lagos Territorial Office Coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye, received the returnees on behalf of the federal government on arrival.