Libya deports another batch of 174 Nigerians
Another batch of 174 Nigerians stranded in the North African country,
Libya were on Thursday night deported. The deportees were received
at the cargo wing of the Lagos International Airport by officials of
National Emergency Management Agency.
The Coordinator, of NEMA’s Lagos Territorial Office, Mallam Idris
Muhammed noted that with this batch, the total number of stranded
Nigerians deported from Libya is now 12,574. In
addition, Muhammed said over 4,900 of the deportees have been
trained on various skill acquisition and empowerment training by
International Organization for Migration, IOM through Special
Funding facilitated by the European Union.
He said most of them have set up various businesses in their choice
of occupation. He explained that Thursday’s flight was the 64 flights
since the Programme of Assisted Voluntary Returnees initiated by
European Union but being implemented by IOM started in April, 2017.
The deportees were brought back aboard Al Buraq Airline in Boeing
737-800 aircraft with flight number UZ 389-390 and registration
number 5A-DMG from Sebha City and arrived Cargo Wing of MMIA,
Ikeja, Nigeria about 9:45 p.m.
The deportees includes 62 adult females, 11 female children and 11
female infants, bringing the total number of females to 84 f while the
males comprise 74 male adults, 12 male children and 15 male
infants making it a total of 90 males .
Whilst addressing the deportees on arrival, the Coordinator assured
them of Federal Government’s readiness to continue supporting and
collaborating with other Development Partners in providing enabling
environment for the realization of their potential.
He empahsised that FG will continue to strengthen her assistance to
state and local government authorities in rehabilitating deportees into
Libya, stop deporting Nigeria. We are warming up for you in Nigeria
9ja so shameful
Make Mr president make Nigeria more better so they won't be going outsiders a gain
No be small thing ooo
They are welcome