APC SOUTH AFRICA LAUDS FG`S DECISION TO RETURN NIGERIANS FROM LIBYA

APC SOUTH AFRICA LAUDS FG`S DECISION TO RETURN NIGERIANS FROM LIBYA

The All Progressives Congress ( APC ), South Africa chapter has commended the Federal Government for its decision to evacuate hundreds of Nigerians migrants stranded in Libya.

President Muhammadu Buhari, at the European Union-African Union summit in Ivory Coast, said that government would ensure that stranded Nigerians in Libya are brought home safely.

The government said that 242 Nigerians had returned home on Tuesday while more than 4,000 others stranded in Libya have been safely brought back this year.

Mr Abiodun Oguntuase, Coordinator of the APC in South Africa, spoke on the telephone from Johannesburg, on Thursday that government`s move was a step in the right direction.

“The APC South Africa chapter commends President Buhari for the action he took in ensuring that stranded Nigerians in Libya are brought home safely.

“ It is a welcome development aimed at saving the lives of our people who are unable to return home. It shows also that government is pro-active on the welfare of Nigerians at home and in the diaspora,” he said.

Oguntuase said that the South Africa chapter of the party was in support of major decisions taken by the Federal government, especially, the fight against corruption.

According to him, the government has shown the zeal and determination to fight corruption in the country.

“We are happy that the international community has seen government`s desire to fight corruption.

“For the first time in our country, a government is out to win the war against corruption.

“We appeal to Nigerians to support the federal government achieve this great objective and our country will reap the benefits,” the coordinator said.

NAN

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