The National Emergency Management Agency NEMA says it has received another batch of 116 Nigerians, who volunteered to be repatriated back to Nigeria from Libya.
The Acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, received the returnees on behalf of the Director-General of the agency, Mustapha Maihajja.
Farinloye said that the Nigerians arrived the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport MMIA, Lagos, late hour on Wednesday night.
He said that the returnees were brought by the International Organisation for Migration IOM and European Union on the platform of the Assisted Voluntary Returnees AVR Programme.
Farinloye said after profiling, the returnees comprised 48 female adults, two female children, five female infants as well as 53 male adults, five male children and three male infants.