Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, says 262 stranded Nigerians have voluntarily returned to Nigeria from Libya through the humanitarian services of the International Organisation for Migration, IOM. The Director General of NEMA, Engr. Mustapha Maihajja who was represented by the Southwest Zonal Coordinator of the Agency, Alh. Suleiman Yakubu received the returnees from IOM at the Hajj Camp, Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos
Engr. Mustapha Maihajja admonished the returnees to stay back and utilize the available resources which abound in the country to their benefit.
Other Agencies that participated in the exercise are NAPTIP,DSS, Nigeria Police, Immigration Services, FAAN,, Nigerian AirForce and others.
On arrival in Lagos, Nigeria, the International Organisation for Migration, IOM, gave each returnee the sum of 18,000 Naira and NEMA also supported them with the sum of 7,000 Naira each to help with their transportation to their respective destinations and settlement in their communities.