National Emergency Management Agency receives another batch of 163 Nigerians from Libya


The National Emergency Management Agency has received another batch of 163 Nigerians, who had been stranded in Libya.

Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Region, NEMA, Alhaji Idris Muhammed, confirmed the development to journalists today in the state.

Muhammed said the returnees arrived the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

He also said the returnees were assisted back to Nigeria by the International Organisation for Migration and the European Union under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme.

The coordinator advised youths to desist from embarking on perilous journeys that could expose them to avoidable risks in search of greener pastures.