Two planes carrying stranded Nigerians who were on their way to Europe arrived Lagos state yesterday night.
Some of the returnees arriving at the airport
According to the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants & Internally Displaced Persons, a plane carrying 245 returnees on board a Libyan Airbus arrived last night at 8.35pm in Lagos state.
Many of them revealed very sad and terrible tales of their plight. NCFRMI was actively involved, alongside other partners to receive the returnees.
The second aircraft arrived at 11.30pm yesterday from Libya bringing the total number returned tonight to 387. Two flights are expected to arrive on Thursday. Team NCFRMI is ready to receive the next batch of returnees as profiling/documentation continues.