No fewer than 159 Nigerians stranded in Libya were on Tuesday received by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos State.
The Coordinator of the Lagos Land Office, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development in a statement.
Farinloye said on the return 126 adult men and women, 12 children, five women and nine men.
He said: “The Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG arrived at the airport late on Tuesday.
“When profiling the returnees, the number of adult women was 62; the female children were 12 years old and the five female infants.
“The number of grown men was 64, seven male children, and nine male children, making a total of 159.”
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