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Libya Slave Trade: Some Nigerians Unwilling To Return To Nigeria – Minister

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-Government continue to repatriate Nigerians from the Libya slave trade market.

-The minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, however disclosed some Nigerians have turned out the opportunity to return to Nigeria.

Some Nigerians not willing to return from Libya.

The federal government have disclosed some Nigerians caught up in the modern slave trade market in Libya, have refused government offers to bring them back home to Nigeria.

This was disclosed by the minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, while addressing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting which held yesterday.

He further revealed that despite the refusal of some Nigerians to come home, the federal government is still in talks with officials of Nigeria’s Charge D’Affairs in Libya to repatriate more Nigerians who are willing to come home.

He said, “The Federal government currently in talks with officials of Nigeria’s Charge D’Affairs in Libya to ascertain the number of Nigerians held up in Libya detention centers so as to expedite action in bringing them back home.

“The charge d’affaires officials have said a number of Nigerians, not all of them, do not want to come back home.

“Certainly, it has to be only those that want to come back home.”

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Updated on December 15, 2017 at 8:05 am