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30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued

Thirty Nigerians, who have been trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are amongst a complete of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Fee (NIDCOM) made this recognized in an announcement by Gabriel Odu of its Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit on


The fee mentioned the rescue got here after a video footage of the stranded Nigerians making an attraction to the Federal Authorities and well-meaning Nigerians to return to their assist viral on the Web.

In response to it, the attraction for assist by the stranded Nigerians led to their rescue by officers of the nation’s mission in Lebanon.

The stranded Nigerians have already been relocated to a extra conducive condominium.

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“They are going to be a part of 150 others to be evacuated to Nigeria after they have been trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon.

“The Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Houssam Diab disclosed the evacuation plans when the Administration of NIDCOM, led by the Secretary, Dr Sule Bassi, visited that nation’s mission in Abuja,” Odu mentioned within the assertion.

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He quoted Diab as saying that the 150 women can be returned house in batches with the primary group of 110 folks leaving Beirut for Lagos on Aug. 12.

The second batch sws anticipated to reach Abuja on Aug. 16.

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