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Libya Slave Trade: Another 387 Nigerians Escape Slave Market

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-More Nigerians return home from the modern slave market in Libya.

-A call has been extended to the government to come up with rehabilitation and re-orientation programmes for the returnees.

More Nigerians return home from Libya.

A total of 387 Nigerian returnees from Libya’s slave trade market, were received at the cargo wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday.

They arrived at the Lagos international airport aboard a Nouvelair Airline Airbus A320 at about 11:25 p.m. local time.

Other Agencies that were on hand to receive the returnees included National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigeria Police Force.

Zonal Coordinator, Alhaji Suleiman Yakubu, who spoke with journalists, urged state governments to come up with rehabilitation and reintegration programmes for the various returnees.

“The first batch of returnees was made up of 52 adults female, two female children and two female infants and 86 adults male, making a total of 142 Returnees.

“The total numbers of 387 returnees were accommodated in hotels on Tuesday night for them to continue their journey to their different destinations subsequently,” Yakubu said.

Source: Naija News

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