One hundred and fifty-nine (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 Lagos Territorial Office Coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development in a statement.
Farinloye said the returnees included 126 adult males and females, 12 female children, five infant females, and nine infant males.
He said, “The Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG, arrived at the airport late Tuesday.
“Upon profiling of the returnees, the number of female adults was 62; female children were 12 and five infant females.
“The number of adult males was 64, with seven male children, and nine infant males, making a total of 159 altogether.”