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167 Nigerians repatriated from Libya

A batch of 167 stranded Nigerians in Libya have been repatriated to the country. They arrived in the country in the late hours of Tuesday…

A batch of 167 stranded Nigerians in Libya have been repatriated to the country.

They arrived in the country in the late hours of Tuesday at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

The returnees comprised of 65 adult females, eight female children, 76 male adults and 18 male children.

Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Habib, who received them, advised the youth to look beyond seeking greener pastures in foreign lands.

The DG, who was represented by the NEMA Lagos Territorial Office Coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye, urged the returnees to look inward towards making the best use of abundant resources abound in Nigeria.