330 Nigerians to be deported from Libya today

ABUJA—  No fewer than 330 Nigerians who migrated illegally to Libya will be repatriated home today.

Spokesman of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, George Ehidiamen, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, yesterday, said the deportation would be coordinated by International Organisation for Migration, IOM, in collaboration with the Embassy of Nigeria in Tripoli, the Libyan capital.

He  explained that the returnees would be flown in simultaneously on board two chartered Buraq Airline flights, which would arrive Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos this afternoon.

The statement explained that on arrival, the returnees would be received by officials of Nigerian Immigration Service and other relevant agencies.



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