No fewer than 108 Nigerians who had become stuck in the Niger Republic have been successfully brought back by the International Organisation for Migration.
This was revealed in a post on the National Emergency Management Agency’s official X handle on Tuesday, October 24.
The returnees included 29 adult females, 32 adult males, 44 children, and three infants, according to NEMA.
They Nigerians arrived at the cargo wing of Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, on a chartered flight with registration number TZ-SMA offered by Sky Mali.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and Other Related Matters, the Refugee Commission, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, NEMA, and the Police are among the agencies present at the airport to welcome the returns.