Two suspected human traffickers were on Friday apprehended for

trafficking some Nigerians to Libya with the promise of taking them to


The suspects were apprehended after they were identified by their

victims during the profiling of 164 Nigerians who voluntarily returned

from the volatile North African country.

Spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency

Ibrahim Farinloye, South West Zone, confirmed the development to

newsmen in Lagos.

Farinloye said the suspected traffickers have been handed over to

officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in

Persons for further investigation.

According to him, the two men were among the new batch of 164

returnees who arrived the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed

International Airport, Lagos about 12.15am on Friday.