The Federal Government of Nigeria is set to repatriate about 116 Nigerians held bound in Libya slave camps.
This was made known by Abike Dabiri-Erewa who is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.
She made this known in a statement via her media aide, Abdur-Rahman Balogun which reads, “The Nigeria Mission in Tripoli, had traced the migrants to Osama Detention Centre, Zawiya, Libya.” 08025034427
“24 of them insisted they must get to Europe.”
She added that “the Federal Government moved to rescue the detained migrants after their plea for assistance.”
NIGERIA NEWS gathered that “9,438 Nigerian migrants had so far been repatriated by the Federal Government and the IOM.”
According to her, “President Muhammadu Buhari would continue to ensure that all stranded migrants willing to return home are brought back.”
She advises youths to avail themselves with the opportunity in the country.