BAD ECONOMY DROVE US OUT OF NIGERIA, LIBYAN RETURNEES LAMENT. Most of the Libyan returnees evacuated by the federal government recently said that unemployment and tough economy drove them to seek greener pastures in war torn Libya.
Some of the migrants who narrated their ordeal to Correspondent ELFREDAH KEVIN, claimed hunger and lack of good life influenced their decision to embark on the illegal journey.
Speaking further, they expressed regrets over their decision which they said have cost them a part of their life.
They appealed to their various state governments to assist them by reintegrating them back into the society.
Our correspondent reports that the second batch of the returnees have been evacuated except returnees from Yobe, Kano, Delta and Bayelsa. A total of 937 irregular migrants including infants have been evacuated from Libya to Nigeria through the Port Harcourt International Airport in the recent evacuation exercise. Continue reading