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Friday, 8 December 2017

FG Identifies 5000 More Nigerians Trapped In Libyan Confinement Camps


As indicated by a Vanguard report, the Federal Government has distinguished 5,000 more Nigerians caught in Libyan confinement camps. 

Mr Illiya Fachano, the Charge d'Affaires of Nigeria in Libya, told Newsmen "there is a camp with 5000 Nigerians and we require the strategic police to escort us to remove them. 

`There are different camps in the districts of South, West and East of Libya. 

"Camps in alternate areas are known yet distant camps because of the difficulties of going into these camps as a correspondence chain is required before we can contact them," he said. 

The charge d'affaires said that the Nigerian government has been in chats with the perceived government in Tripoli on the most proficient method to achieve a portion of the camps to extricate its nationals.

Fachano required the arrangement of a greater air ship to clear Nigerians who has have consented to return home. 

"We require the Nigerian government to better reserve its international safe haven in Libya and send the air ship. 

"We have made our demand for that". 

He approached the UN to assisted by supporting repatriation flights, give nourishment and wellbeing materials to the transients. 

The charge d'affaires said the Federal Government have so far repatriated 3250 from Libya as of late. 

This is even as 300 different Nigerians are to be repatriated from Libya consistently. 

Fachano said the legislature would keep on making endeavors to spare Nigerians that are caught in Libya. 

"We, the international safe haven of Nigeria in Tripoli, Libya, have been doing our best to enlist Nigerians. 

"We have gone by the confinement camps, and furthermore teamed up with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to repatriate vagrants week after week. 

"We likewise guarantee that we are fully informed regarding the quantity of Nigerians in particular detainment camps. 

"I need it to be evident that the mission and Nigerian government have been doing this some time before the CNN report.''

"We have requested that the Nigerian administration furnish us with an additional plane to help with snappy repatriation of enrolled Nigerians who will return.

"I need the general population to realize that we have a few Nigerians who are not willing to return regardless of the ominous circumstances and the truth of the matter is that we can't get them on the flight without their assent. 

Fachano said that the repatriation exercise would be a nonstop exercise.

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