102 Nigerians stranded in Libya return home

The Nigerians evacuated by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on their return home on Wednesday

The Nigerians evacuated by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on their return home on Wednesday

By Eniola Oladele

No fewer than 102 stranded Nigerians evacuated from Libya were on Wednesday received by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Lagos.

The returnees were officially received by Mr Mustapha Ahmed, Director-General, NEMA on behalf of the Federal Government, according to a statement made available to newsmen by the agency.

The statement said that of the 102 returnees 96 were females, two males and four infants.

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It added that the returnees arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, late Tuesday evening board an Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG.

It quoted the DG as saying that the federal government was committed to ensuring that Nigerian citizens were protected anywhere they find themselves.

(NAN)

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