The federal government, on Sunday, evacuated 69 Nigerians, including 50 trafficked female victims, who were stranded in Lebanon.
Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, made the announcement via his official Twitter handle.
He said they were evacuated with the support of the Lebanese government and the Lebanese community in Nigeria.
“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 from #Lebanon and arrived in Nigeria today.
“Profound gratitude to Ambassador Houssam Diad, Lebanese Ambassador in Nigeria and Ambassador Goni Zannabura, Nigerian Ambassador in Lebanon,” Onyeama tweeted.