NEMA Receives 158 Nigerian Returnees From Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency NEMA said it had received 158 Nigerian returnees from Libya through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The Acting Coordinator of the Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, said in Lagos that the returnees who had been stranded in Libya, departed Mitiga International Airport, Tripoli, aboard a chartered Buraq Aircraft Boeing 737.

He said that they arrived Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 5. 47pm.

Farinloye said that the returnees were received at the Cargo Wing of the Airport.

Farinloye said the returnees comprised male and female adults, children and infants, while there were three medical cases.

Farinloye said that the Port Health Unit of the Federal Ministry of Health, National Commission for Resilience, Migration and IDPs and the Nigerian Immigration Services are part of the government agencies that received the returnees at the airport.