A batch of 128 Nigerians deported from Libya arrived in Lagos on Thursday. The aircraft landed at 5.35p.m at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
The deportees, comprising 126 male, two female, were flown back into the waiting hands of officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Police.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that, two females and four male deportees had medical cases.
The Director General, NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja, represented by Mr Suleiman Yakubu, Zonal Coordinator, South West, NEMA, used to occasion to counsel Nigerians not to be deceived by phantom promises in their quest for pastures.
He said that one of those who returned had sustained bullet injuries all over his body had been stretchered into a NEMA ambulance. Maihaja said the victim would be taken to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) for proper medical attention.
He advised Nigerians to stay back and contribute their quota to the socio-economic development of the country.