262 stranded Nigerians in Libya voluntarily returned to their father’s land through the humanitarian services of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
The returnees were received at the Hajj Camp, Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
The Director General of NEMA, Engr. Mustapha Maihajja who was represented by the Southwest Zonal Coordinator of the Agency, Alh. Suleiman Yakubu admonished the returnees to stay back and utilise the available resources abound in the country.
Other agencies that participated in the exercise are NAPTIP,DSS, Nigeria Police, Immigration Services, FAAN,, Nigerian AirForce and others.
On arrival, IOM gave the each returnees the sum of 18,000 Naira and NEMA supported them with the sum of 7,000 to ease their transportation to their respective destination and settle down in the community.