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Another 140 Nigerians Deported from Libya


Another set of 140 Nigerians were on Tuesday deported from Libya for immigration and sundry offences.

The deportees arrived the country in a chartered aircraft that landed at the cargo section of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

According to immigration sources, 74 of the deportees are adult females, 52 adult males, three infants and six unaccompanied persons.

The source said the return of the deportees was facilitated by cooperation between Nigeria and the International Office of Migration (IOM).

Some of the deportees narrated their ordeal in Libya, saying they went through all kinds of inhuman treatments.

Shortly after alighting from the aircraft, the deportees were documented by relevant security agencies before they were ferried out of the airport by buses provided by emergency relief organizations.


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