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Many Nigerians in Libya don’t want to return – FG

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has disclosed that a number of Nigerians in Libya do not want to return home.


He stated this on Wednesday. Onyeama said the Nigeria’s Charge D’Affairs in Tripoli had been invited to Abuja to give full details of the imprisonment of Nigerians in various detention centres in Libya.

He said once the government gets number or Nigerians in Libya’s prisons and all other facts, it would meet with National Emergency Management Agency and the NAPTIP on how to evacuate them.

The minister said the evacuation would be done in co-ordination with International Organisation for Migration “and see if we can very quickly repatriate all our Nigerian nationals who are there who want to return home.

“The charge d’ affairs said a number of Nigerians (and not all of them) do not want to come home. Certainly, it has to be those who want to come back home,” he said.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Edy girl

    December 7, 2017 at 6:25 am

    For real?,They are properly scared of unemployment and bad governance in their own country. good morning all

  2. Tina Andersson

    December 7, 2017 at 7:10 am

    I dont believe this man!! Who will prefer prison to freedom?!!

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