No fewer than 137 stranded Nigerians in Libya have been repatriated to the country by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
This bring the number of Nigerian returnees to the country at 12,457.
They were brought back in a Charter Al Buraq Airline, which landed at the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos at about 8:20 pm on Thursday.
This was confirmed in a statement issued by the coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Idris Muhammed.
According to him, the returnees consisted of 94 male, 34 female and nine children and infants.
This latest batch brings the total number of Assisted Voluntary Returnees from 10 different countries to 14,036 since April 2017, when the European Union and International Organisation for Migration special programme began.