490 Libya Returnees Arrive Port Harcourt

490 Libya Returnees Arrive Port Harcourt
African immigrants-waiting for deportation Photo credit: NAN

More than 490 Nigerians have on Sunday returned from Libya.

According to reports, the returnees touched down at the Port Harcourt International Airport by 4.55 p.m.

They are part of the 5,027 Nigerian returnees expected from Libya.

Recall that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama had established a reception center in Port Harcourt for 5,037 Nigerians being evacuated from Libya.

Onyeama said on his Twitter handle on Friday that the returnees would be formally received and profiled at the centre before being transported to their various states of origin.

He added that the Nigerian mission in Libya was coordinating the identification of Nigerian migrants being evacuated from that country.

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