NEMA receives fresh batch of 182 Nigerians from Libya


National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday received a fresh batch of 158 Nigerian returnees from Misrata, Libya.

The Head, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Alhaji Idris Abubakar Muhammed, received the returnees on behalf of the Federal Government along with other national agencies.

The breakdown of the returnees indicates that 56 adult females, 3 female children and 5 female infants in addition with 84 male adults, 5 male children and 5 male infants were brought back by the IOM.

They were brought back in a chartered flight on Al Buraq Air, that landed at the Cargo Wing of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about12:55 a.m.

The flight had eight pregnant women and seven minor medical cases.

Other agencies that joined NEMA in receiving the returnees are NAPTIP, Refugee Commission and the Immigration Service.



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