NEMA Receives Another Batch Of 178 Stranded Returnees From Libya


The Director General , National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Habib Ahmed received the Returnees on behalf of the Federal Government on arrival through the Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, Ibrahim Farinloye.

He enjoined the Returnees to turn a new leaf in looking for ample opportunities in the country which he said are enough for everyone to achieve their desired goals.


The Director General appealed to the Returnees to avoid vices that they must have been exposed to in the country of departure in their homeland in order to fully develop their potentials in a peaceful and conducive atmosphere.


The distressed returnees were assisted back to the country through the Voluntary Assisted Returnees by International Organisation for Immigration sponsored by the European Union.
They were brought through the Al Buraq Air with Registration number 5A-DMG Boeing 700-787.


The flight arrived the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja at about 1820 hours.


The profile of the Returnees reveals that adult females are 73,female children 13 and female infants 6 ,amounting to 92 females.


On the other hand, adult males are 63, male children 15 while infant males are 14, totalling 86 males.


Other agencies that joined NEMA to receive the returnees were NCFRM, NAPTIP, NSCDC, FAAN, Police and Nigeria Port Health

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