The International Organization for Migration (IOM) offered 172 Nigerian transients, some assistance with including 6 ladies, to return home to Nigeria from Libya on Friday, March 11. One hundred forty-two spent months in immigration detention centers
The repatriation done in close collaboration with Libyan authority, Nigeria’s Embassy in Tripoli and the IOM office in Nigeria – was ready a contract flight withdrawing Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport and landing in Lagos in the morning.
Before flight, IOM Libya staff gave garments, shoes, clothing, and cleanliness units. On Thursday, they had gone from the Salaheddin and Abu Slim detainment focuses in the Libyan capital. A versatile watch from the Tripoli Security Committee escorted the transports to Mitiga air terminal.
All the vagrants going on this contract were kept as they were attempting to cross to Europe. Regardless of consummation their trip of trust inside confinement focuses, these vagrants view themselves as fortunate to have gotten away passing on the Mediterranean, which this year has taken the lives of 97 transients and evacuees on the course connecting Libya to Italy.
The assets for this contract were given by the European Union and the Italian Ministry of Interior, under the task called Prevention and Management of Irregular Migration Flows from the Sahara Desert to the Mediterranean Sea.
The stories were comparative in the light of the current unsteady circumstance in Libya, which brought about vagrants numerous physical and mental issues.
The repatriated Nigerians were gotten and screened by different organizations, for example, Nigeria Immigration Services, Police and the National Agency for Protection and trafficking in Persons(NAPTIP)
The Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Ekpedeme King who affirmed the extradition said the Nigerians were returned home for exceeding their visas, among other migration offenses.
“What I can let you know is that some Nigerians were ousted today for migration offenses. The greater part of those got exceeded Libya” said King.