Libyan returnees

Information on our desk has it that not fewer that four hundred and one (401) Nigerians who were stranded in Libya returned to Nigeria, yesterday morning. They were said to have arrived in Lagos amidst celebration and tears of joy.

The first batch of repatriation exercise and arrival started late Tuesday as one hundred and forty-four (144), arrived the cargo section of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) . This was followed subsequently by the second batch comprising two hundred and fifty-seven (257) in the odd hours of Wednesday.

It was also gathered that, the voluntary returnees, have before now been languishing in very many slave and detention centres and points Libya. Just the alighted from the chartered aircraft, they came with songs of praise even as tears freely flowed from their eyes.