FG Evacuates 50 Trafficked Girls, Others From Lebanon

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SWITZERLAND, MAY 25 – The Federal Government revealed that a total of 69 Nigerians evacuated from Lebanon have arrived in the country.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who disclosed this in a tweet via his Twitter account, said the evacuees- 50 trafficked Nigerian girls and 19 stranded Nigerians arrived in Abuja on Sunday.

He said “With the financial and logistic support of the Lebanese Government and Lebanese community in Nigeria, 50 trafficked Nigerian girls and 19 stranded Nigerians were successfully evacuated and arrived Nigeria today.

“Profound gratitude to Ambassador Houssam Diad, Lebanesse Ambassador in Nigeria and Ambassador Goni Zannabura, Nigerian Ambassador in Lebanon.”

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