Just in. 250 Nigerians to be Deported from Libya on Thursday over harsh treatment

The agency said the returnees are expected to land at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in LagosWeeks after some Nigerians in Libya returned home from Libya, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced that another batch of 250 Nigerians would voluntarilyreturn to the country on Thursday, May 11, smash9ja.com reports.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted NEMA’s spokesman for south-west zone, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, as saying in Lagos that the returnees were expected to arrive at the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO)/Hajj Camp section of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, at about 3:00 pm.
The returnees comprised 102 males, 140 females and 11 children and were brought back by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that hundreds of Nigerians havebeen forced out of Libya in recent timesagainst the backdrop of hostile treatment meted out to blacks by Libyan citizens and the authorities.

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