A total of 171 Nigerians stranded in Libya were on Tuesday brought back home from the North African country. The returnees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, aboard a Burac Air chartered flight with registration number TNSIB (UZ189/190).
Their return was facilitated by the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
Officials of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced (NCFRMI) were also on hand at the Lagos airport to receive the returnees.
Among the 171 returnees, were 95 females, consisting 83 adults, 10 children and two infants with 73 male adults, two children and an infant.