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Media reports revealed that Nigeria authorities returned 101 citizens who were in Libya, including 22 families of former ISIS fighters killed in Libya, as well as children.
The Africa Daily News reported that Nigerians returned home last Friday and arrived in the capital Abuja after being stranded in Libya.
According to a statement issued by the Chairman of the Committee on Information, Public Relations and Protocols of the Federal Government, Abdurrahman Balogun, the return took place in coordination with the Libyan authorities.
The Chargé d’affaires of the Nigerian Embassy in Libya, Kabiru Musa, said that those who had been returned to Nigeria were victims of human trafficking. Also, there were some of them detained in Libyan prisons for immigration offenses.