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141 Nigerian return to their country from Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

ABUJA – 141 Nigerians including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU).

Segun Afolayan, Chief Planning Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said that “After profiling, we have 71 female adults, three female children and three female infants. Also, there were 53 male adults, six male children and five male infants; among them were two medical cases and 11 pregnant women.”

According to Afolayan, majority of the returnees are from Tripoli. He called upon them to campaign against illegal migration to those still aspiring to take the dangerous journey.

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