Metro 258 Nigerians Deported From Libya



Two hundred and fifty eight Nigerians were on Thursday deported by the Libyan government.

The deportees arrived aboard a chartered Airbus A330-200 with registration mark 5A-LAT operated by Libya Airlines.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the aircraft landed about 9:43 p.m. at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The returnees, who included four children and one infant, were made up of of 233 males, 25 females.

Their return was facilitated by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian embassy in Libya.

They were received at the Hajj Camp area of the airport by officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), the National Agency for the Protection of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Police.


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