158 Nigerians return from Libya

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The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday morning received another batch of 158 Nigerians from Libya.

Alhaji Idris Muhammed, the Head of NEMA Territorial Office in Lagos, made this known to newsmen that the agency received the returnees on behalf of the Federal Government.

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According to News Agency of Nigeria, the returnees from Libya arrived in the country a few hours after 187 Nigerians returned from South Africa.

Muhammed said the Libya returnees were brought back in a chartered flight, Al Buraq Air aircraft, which landed at the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos at 12:55 a.m.

According to him, the evacuation of this batch of Nigerians from Libya was facilitated by the International Organisation for Migration and the European Union under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme.

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