The fifth batch of Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived in Port Harcourt Airport on Tuesday, February 13 (this morning). According to reports, the returnees arrived Port Harcourt International Airport reception centre at about 1:05am and was received by National Emergency and Management Agency NEMA and other stakeholders.
The returnees comprise of 86 males 50 females, among them 8 children were conveyed by Medview Air, one of the airline engaged by the Federal Government to evacuate the stranded Nigerians back home from the North African country.
One of returnees was taken out of the aircraft in stretcher for being sick and immediately transported in waiting NEMA ambulance to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital for treatment.
Mr Eric Ebhodaghe, a chief admin officer of NEMA who stood in for DG NEMA in receiving the returnees on behalf of the Federal Government called on the states government to expedite in coming to transport their indigenes home from the reception center for proper rehabilitation and integration in their various communities.