Another batch of 157 Nigerians return from Libya

migrants from the Nigeria wait at Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received a new batch of 157 stranded Nigerians from Libya.

They arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos in a chartered BURAQ Airlines Boeing 737-800 with Registration number 5A-DMG at 9:45 p.m.

The returnees comprised of 54 adult females, 90 adult males, three children and 10 infants.

Amongst them are eight pregnant women and one with a medical condition.

The Director General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihajja, who received the retunees, enjoined them to turn a new leaf as they have seen that there are no greener pastures anywhere outside Nigeria for Nigerians than the greens available for its citizens in the country.

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Maihajja who was represented by the Southwest Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Alhaji Suleiman Yakubu also assured them that the Federal Government is doing everything possible to bring back all Nigerians that are willing to return and special incentives are being put in place for all to restart their lives.

But he enjoined them to see their sojourn as a way of challenge to make Nigeria greater by looking at the present challenges on positive ways.