NEMA welcomes 108 Stranded Nigerians Back From Niger Republic

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)  has announced that the commission received a total of 108 Nigerians who were stranded in the Republic of Niger.

The commission said the returnees included 32 males, 29 females, 44 children, and three infants.

“No fewer than 108 stranded Nigerians back in the Niger Republic have been repatriated to the country by the International Organization for Migration (IOM)”.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) made the announcement today Wednesday 25th October 2023.

“One hundred and eight stranded Nigerians have been repatriated to the country from Niger Republic by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

“The repatriated Nigerians aboard a chartered flight Sky Mali with registration number TZ – SMA included 29 adult females, 32 adult males, 44 children, and 3 infants landed at about 1850 hours at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja,” the statement read.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Refugee Commission, NEMA, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), and the police force are the organizations at the airport that received the returnees.

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