IOM, FG Repatriate 155 Stranded Nigerian Migrants From Libya

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in conjunction with the federal government, facilitated the repatriation of 155 Nigerian irregular migrants who were stranded in various parts of Libya.

This information was conveyed in a statement released by the IOM on Wednesday in Lagos.

The returning individuals arrived at the Cargo Wing of Murtala Muhammad International Airport in Lagos on Tuesday evening, aboard an Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG. Among these returnees, there were 125 females, 22 males, and eight infants.

IOM also mentioned that officials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Port Health Service, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRM), and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) were present at the airport to welcome and assist the returnees.


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