NEMA receives another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya.

The Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Maihajja, represented by Slaku Lugard, an official of the agency, received the returnees yesterday in Lagos.

Maihajja said that the Nigerians arrived in the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at about 3:45a.m.

He said that the Nigerians were brought by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and European Union (EU) on the platform of the Assisted Voluntary Returnees (AVR) programme.

He also said that the returnees comprised 59 female adults, four female children and seven female infants as well as 78 adult males, three male children and two male infants.