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Turkey deports 103 Nigerians

Turkey has deported one hundred and three (103) Nigerians from the country.

Converseer learned that the 103 deportees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday, 28th June 2024.

They were received by the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

According to a NEMA, the deportees were conveyed via the Southwind Airlines flight TCGRB.

Turkey deports 103 Nigerians

“A total of 103 Nigerians deported from the Republic of Turkiye back home to Nigeria were received by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other Stakeholders as they arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Friday 28th June 2024.

“A Southwind Airlines flight TCGRB that conveyed the deportees from Turkiye to Nigerian, touched down in Abuja at about 7 pm and taxied to the pilgrims wing of the airport where they were received by the Federal Government officials led by NEMA,” a statement by NEMA read.


Addressing the returnees, the Director General of NEMA, Mrs Zubaida Umar, admonished the deportees to accept their experience in good faith and be law-abiding.

Turkey deports 103 Nigerians

The DG NEMA who was represented by the Director of North Central Zone, Alhaji Bashir Idris Garga, said the returnees were received with dignity to assuage their experience and assure the concerns of the Federal Government over their plights.

She informed them that a token of financial support had been provided to assist in their transportation to their various locations.

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