More Nigerian migrants are repatriated from Libya’s migrants’ shelters

Nigerian returnees from Libya on arrival at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Photo credit: Daily Trust

Another set of 180 Nigerians would be arriving home from Libya on Tuesday, the Presidency has said.

The Presidency also stated that more Nigerians in diaspora were expected back.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa made the disclosure on Friday when she received the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons Commission, Sadiya Farouk, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to Erewa, the 180 was the third batch of Nigerians that would be returning from Libya in the last one month.

The first 171 returned on February 21 while 161 returned on February 14 making the total figure 512.

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