NIGERIA – The National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria (NEMA) has received another batch of 160 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Lagos.
Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Thursday aboard a chartered Nouvel Air aircraft and were received by NEMA and other government agencies.
According to him, they were brought back by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and European Union under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme.
He said, “The returnees are made up of 68 female adults, one female child and five female infants.
Also, there are 79 male adults, two male children and five male infants making the total, 74 females and 86 males, including a psychologically traumatised adult male.