NEMA has received a total of 151 distressed Nigerians from Benqahi, Libya.
The Returnees were received by the Director General of the Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Habib Ahmed at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.
The statistics of the Returnees after profiling indicates thay 71 adult females including 2 with medical issues, 10 female children and 7 female infants were brought back through the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Also the statistic shows that 54 adult males, 4 male children and 5 male infants were among the repatriated distress Nigerians
Also the statistic shows that 54 adult males, 4 male children and 5 male infants were among the repatriated distress Nigerians.
They arrived the airport aboard Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG at about 1930 hours.
The Director General was represented by Mrs. Adenike OgunKunle, a Chief Executive Officer, admonished the Returnees to turn a new leaf by taking advantage of the second chance to make a meaningful life upon their safe arrival in the country.
The Director General enjoined youths to thread softly on the urge to rushing out seeking for greener pastures where it no longer exists
The NEMA Chief assured the Returnees of continuous of the Federal Government and other International partners in supporting them in reintegration programme to enable them recover fast.