National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Receives 152 Stranded Nigerians from Tripoli, Libya
NEMA has received another batch of 152 stranded Nigerians from Tripoli, Libya
The Director General of the Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Habib Ahmed received the Assisted Voluntary Returnees at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja
The Returnees who arrived aboard Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG landed at about 1638hours.
The profiles of the Returnees indicates that 54 adult females, 7 children and 3 infant females were brought back.
Also 73 adult males including with medical cases, 8 male children and 7 infants male were among the batch.
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and Nigeria Embassy in Libya collaborated to assist the stranded Nigerians back after their failed attempts to cross over the Mediterranean Sea into Europe.
The Director General was represented by Mrs Adenike OgunKunle, Chief Executive General Service. Agencies on ground WITH NEMA are Nigeria Immigration Service, NAPTIP, REFUGEE COMMISSION, FAAN and Nigeria Police
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigeria.