The International Organization for Migration (IOM), has helped to get 95 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya back to their country home. These lucky Nigerians were received at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, by the National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday, Nov. 17
According to a joint statement by IOM and NEMA, these Nigerians who were stranded in Libya touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on the night of Tuesday, November 16, 2021.
Their safe return to Nigeria was made possible through a voluntary repatriation programme of International Organisation for Migration (IOM)’s for the distressed who had left the country to seek greener pastures in various European countries but could not afford to return when they became frustrated with their journey.
The returnees are made up of 60 male adults, 29 female adults, three male and one female teenager, with two infants (one male and the other female).