111 Nigerian migrants in Libya arrive Nigeria Thursday


Returnees queue to be attended to by state officials after alighting from chartered aircraft that brought home 150 migrants from Libya at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos, on December 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Amb. Ketil Karlsen, the Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says 111 Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya are expected to return home on Thursday.

Karlsen made this known on Wednesday while fielding questions from newsmen in Abuja.

He said that EU, in partnership with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), had so far facilitated the safe and voluntary return of 7,720 stranded Nigerians in Libya.

The envoy said that the situation of Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya was a matter of priority to EU.

He noted that…

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