The Federal Government has so far repatriated 1,039 Nigerians from other countries.
This is coming even as The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama made disclosure of the evacuation of 69 Nigerians from Lebanon.
Onyeama made this disclosure through his verified official twitter account.
Lagos Today gathered that The Nigerian Government had so far successfully evacuated 1,039 Nigerians from the U.S., the UK, the United Arab Emirate, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
He noted that the repatriation was done in conjunction with the Lebanese government.
Onyeama lauded the kind gesture of the Lebanese government and the Lebanese community in Nigeria for a successful evacuation process.
“With financial and logistic support of the Lebanese Government and the Lebanese community in Nigeria, 50 trafficked girls and 19 stranded Nigerians were successfully evacuated from Lebanon and arrived Nigeria today.
“My profound gratitude to Amb. Houssam Diad, Lebanese Ambassador in Nigeria and Ambassador Goni Zannabura, Nigerian Ambassador in Lebanon,’’ he twitted.Follow us on social media