136 repatriated Nigerians from Libya arrive Port Harcourt- NEMA

Libya repatriates 135 Nigerian migrants

The fifth batch of 136 Nigerian migrants from Libya arrived Port Harcourt International Airport in the early hours of Tuesday, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has said.

The South-South Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Martins Ejike made this known to newsmen on Tuesday.

Ejike who was represented by NEMA Chief Administrative Officer, Ebhodaghe Eric, received the returnees who arrived aboard Med-View Airline 5N-MAB at about 1.10 a.m.

“They are all intact, except one of them who we are taking to the hospital with the ambulance to find out why she is unstable,” he said.

Ejike said few returnees in the fourth batch were still left at the centre, adding that they are from Osun and Ekiti states.

The NEMA Coordinator appealed to concerned state governments to hasten the process of picking their indigenes.

He said the NEMA would contact state governors for prompt evacuation of the returnees from the fifth batch in the Port Harcourt centre.