On Wednesday, the National Emergency Management Agency, said that a total of 4,123 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya between January 6 and December 18.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Mr Segun Afolayan, the Acting Zonal Coordinator, NEMA, South West Zone, made the disclosure while receiving a fresh batch of 140 Nigerians who arrived from Libya.
According to him, a total of 11,833 Nigerians have been brought back since the Assisted Voluntary Return Programme began in April 2017.
“The centres were opened for any intending migrants to access information or make enquiries about the prospective country of destination, the various job opportunities in the country and safest routes.
“The feedback from the centres have been very positive and encouraging.
“The recording of more than 3,000 enquiries so far by prospective migrants and assistance given by the centres are very commendable.’’