December 28, 2017 – 6672 Nigerians Deported From Libya In 2017 Urged To Release Identities Of Traffickers Who Lured Them
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said a total of 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya from Jan. 6 to Dec. 28.
The Director General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihajja urged the returnees to assist the government in identifying the traffickers who had lured and deceived many young Nigerians to embark on the perilous journey with the promise of taking them to Europe.
Maihajja assured them that government would treat all information with utmost confidentiality and secrecy needed.
The DG also allayed their fears of facing “spiritual “consequences for exposing these evil persons, stressing that they had a duty to educate the public on what they went through in the volatile North African country.