Nigeria receives fresh batch of stranded Nigerians from Libya


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a fresh batch of 141 stranded Nigerians from Libya.

In a statement yesterday by the south-west zonal spokesperson for the agency, Farinloye Ibrahim, the returnees were assisted back to the country by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in partnership with the European Union.

NEMA’s Chief Planning Officer, Segun Afolayan, welcomed the citizens back into Nigeria, urging them not to allow the unfortunate experiences to negatively impact their lives.

According to NEMA, the returnees comprise 71 female (adults), 3 female children and 3 babies (female) 53 male (adults), 6 male children and 5 male infants.

Amongst them were 2 medical cases, 9 families and 11 pregnant women.