193 More Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

Channels Television  
Updated December 7, 2018


193 more Nigerians stranded in Libya have returned to the country.

The returnees arrived aboard a chartered Tunisia airline which touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos around 8:32 pm on Thursday.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the acting Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Segun Afolayan.

According to him, their return was made possible through the efforts of the agency in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

The returnees consist of 96 female and 97 male including infants and children.

While welcoming them, the new South West Commander of National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Atokolo Daniel, asked the returnees to join the fight against human trafficking.

He also asked them to disclose the identities of all those involved in the trafficking and smuggling of Nigerians.