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FG receives 165 irregular migrants from Libya

The federal government has received a group of 165 irregular migrants from Libya, bringing the total number of Nigerian irregular migrants repatriated so far to 3801.

The migrants arrived Lagos via the Murtala Muhammed international airport, on Thursday and were received by the Nigerian delegation along side international partners.

Among them were the 109 Nigerians in Libya, who recently sent a video asking for help from the Nigerian government to return home.

The Charge De Affair Entitire of the Nigerian embassy in Libya, Alex Kefas disclosed this to newsmen, in Abuja on Thursday, where he revealed that the repatriation of this set of irregular migrants was postponed twice, due to logistical challenges encountered in the process of repatriation.

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