The 172 Nigerians deported from Libya over immigration related offences arrived the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos on Friday. The deportees, comprising 166 male and six female, arrived the Hajj Camp of the international wing of the MMA, Lagos, at about 7am.
They were received and screened by various agencies such as Nigeria Immigration Services, Police and the National Agency for Protection and Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
The deportees, after screening, moved away from the airport environs to their various destinations. The deportees were returned to Nigeria for overstaying their visas, among other immigration offences.