Friday, December 8

211 migrants repatriated from Libya, Niger

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad announced it has successfully repatriated two hundred and eleven (211) voluntary returning migrants from Libya and Niger.

The first group of one hundred and twenty-two (122) migrants from Libya arrived at the Banjul International Airport on Thursday, 5th October 2023.

Subsequently, another eighty-nine (89) stranded Gambian migrants were also evacuated on Monday 16th October 2023 from Niger.

The repatriations were made possible through collaboration with The Gambia High Commission in Abuja, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Banjul, IOM Niger, IOM Libya and the Gambia Association in Libya.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs assures the public of its unwavering commitment to safeguarding the well-being and interests of Gambians abroad.