The Oyo State government yesterday welcomed 11 indigenes who were repatriated from Libya. According to reports, the government is expecting eight others from the last batch that arrived the Port Harcourt Air Port yesterday. The 11 returnees comprise six females and five males.
They were conveyed by the State Emergency Management Agency and received in Ibadan, the state capital, by the Deputy Governor Moses Adeyemo at the Governor’s Office. Some of the returnees blamed the bad economic situation in the country for their plight in seeking greener pastures in Libya en route Europe.
Adeyemo urged the returnees to seek positive means of livelihood and productive engagements in the country, adding that the government had approved 10,000 naira for each of them to enable them settle down.
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