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.
Note : To submit Press Releases, Statements, and Advert Inquiries for publication on Waffi blog (website) or Television 📺, please use the following contact details: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or reach us via Whatsapp at 07068286500