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310 Nigerian Returnees Arrive From Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has received another set of returnees from Libya at the Lagos airport.

161 Returnees were received from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with 9 medical cases, 12 pregnant women and one 7-year-old unaccompanied minor.

Amongst the 161 were 147 adults, 4 children and 10 infants.

On Tuesday, NEMA received a batch of 149 returnees bringing the total to 310 returnees this week.

The Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Suleman Yakubu on behalf of Federal Government thanked the IOM and other development partners for their humanitarian efforts on the Special Assisted Voluntary Repatriation.

Represented by Mr Seguin Afolayan, the Coordinator said that since the MOU signed with the International Organization for Migration in 2011, the partnership of United Nations agency had been smooth and seamless.

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