FG rescues 30 Nigerian ladies stranded in Lebanon

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The Nigerian Government has rescued about 30 Nigerian ladies stranded in Lebanon.

The ladies were seen in a viral video during the weekend begging for assistance from the Nigerian Government to return home.

However in a statement from Gabriel Odu, spokesperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, yesterday said the ladies are currently in a more conducive apartment and would be repatriated between August 12 and 16.

”They will be part of One Hundred and Fifty others trafficked and stranded in Lebanon to be evacuated back to Nigeria. The Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria Mr Houssam Diab disclosed the evacuation plans when the Management of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, led by the Secretary Egnr. Dr Sule Yakubu Bassi visited the Embassy in Abuja.

“Ambassador Diab stated that the One Hundred and fifty girls will be returned home in batches. The first batch of One Hundred and Ten(110) will leave Beirut, Lebanon on 12th, August, 2020 to Lagos while the Second Batch will be returned to Abuja on 16th, August, 2020.” the statement in part read

41 of the girls hailed from Oyo State; Ogun, 21; Lagos, 12; Ondo, 18; Osun, 26; Imo, 3; Kwara, 9; Ekiti, 6; Delta 3 while Enugu, Kogi, Edo, Ebonyi, Benue, Abia, Akwa Ibom and Anambra had one each

11 Comments

  1. Our leaders should make our nation liveable for us in order to desist from traveling to another countries. Thank God for their lives.

  2. This is the reason why it is good to know actually what you are going to overseas to do at the first instance before venturing out

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