The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday morning got another cluster of 158 Nigerians from Libya.
Alhaji Idris Muhammed, the Head of NEMA Territorial Office in Lagos, told newsmen that the organization got the returnees in the interest of the Federal Government.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that these returnees from Libya touched base in the nation couple of hours after 187 Nigerians came back from South Africa.
Muhammed said the Libya returnees were brought in a sanctioned flight, Al Buraq Air flying machine, which arrived at the load wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos at about 12:55 a.m.
As per him, the clearing of this clump of Nigerians from Libya was encouraged by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU) under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Program.
“The breakdown of the returnees in the wake of profiling shows that they are 56 grown-up female including eight pregnant ladies, three female youngsters and five female newborn children.
It likewise incorporates 84 male grown-up, five male youngsters and five male newborn children, while seven returnees have minor therapeutic cases.”
Different organizations associated with the gathering of the returnees were the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Nigeria Immigration Service and the Federal Airports Authourity of Nigeria. (NAN)