About 5,500 Nigerians are set to be
deported from Mali and Libya, over various migration offences ranging from Human
trafficking, smuggling of migrants, and non possession of valid travel
According to reports, the first batch of 250
Nigerians from Libya will arrive the country today. An additional batch of 250
Nigerians would also be deported from same countries next week .
Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in
Persons , NAPTIP Julie Okah-Donli, made this disclosure yesterday, during her
maiden visit at the agency’s zonal command in Lagos. She revealed that 5000
Nigerians, mainly victims of human trafficking, were awaiting evacuation back
home from Mali.