October 31, 2017 – Another Batch Of 270 Nigerians Stranded In Libya Return To Lagos Today
NEMA today said it had received another batch of stranded Nigerians from Libya.
The DG of the agency, Alhaji Mustapha Maihajja while receiving the returnees urged them to contribute their quota to national development, stressing that the quest to build Nigeria required the support of all.
NAN report that the new set of returnees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 7.30pm aboard a Libyan Airline aircraft with registration number 5A-LAU.
NAN report that the number of the returnees comprises of 216 female adults, 13 teenage girls and five infants, while the male adults were 27, 18 were teenage boys and nine, baby boys.
The NEMA boss also disclosed that a total of 826 Nigerians stranded in Libya, enroute Europe, voluntarily returned from the North African country in October.
He said that the fresh batch added to 138 Nigerians earlier brought back on Oct. 3; 257 on Oct. 24 and 161 on Oct. 26 made the total number of returnees in October 826.