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FG deports bereaved ISIS fighters’ relatives from Libya


The Federal Government said it has repatriated 22 family members of slain Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters to Abuja.

Head of Media and Public Relations, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abdur-Rahman Balogun, stated yesterday that the deportees were among 101 stranded Nigerians in Libya.

The statement added that officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NIDCOM, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Department of State Services (DSS), Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and Port Health received them.


“The stranded Nigerians include the 22 family members of suspected members of ISIS that were killed in Libya as well as their children.

“All evacuees came with Negative PCR test for COVID-19, and landed at exactly 10.15p.m. at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport GAT wing, aboard Airforce C130.”

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