The charge d'affaires said it is worrisome that with all the efforts of the government to rescue stranded migrants, more Nigerians are still trying to go to these places hoping that they will be lucky in achieving their European dream.
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Libya to work to improve conditions for hundreds of thousands of migrants living in camps in the North African nation, and to improve access for global aid organizations to the facilities.
"Certainly, it has to be only those that want to come back home".
Mr. Fachano added that there were challenges in extracting Nigerians from Libya which required the assistance of the government.
"We have made our request for that".
The Charge d'Affaires of Nigeria in Libya, Illiya Fachano, says some Nigerians in Libya have refused to be repatriated inspite of the "unfavourable situations".
-Government continue to repatriate Nigerians from the Libya slave trade market.
"We, the embassy of Nigeria in Tripoli, Libya, have been doing our best to register Nigerians".
"The Internationl Organisation for Migration (IOM) has rallied support of the European nations and particularly Italy for the Libyan Coast Guards who are particularly ordered to prevent boats that smuggle migrants and refugees from Libya to Europe".
The Federal Government said, Wednesday, that it has so far identified 2,778 Nigerians trapped in the Libyan detention camps.
"I want it to be clear that the mission and Nigerian government have been doing this long before the CNN report".
"We have asked the Nigerian presidency to provide us with an extra airplane to assist with quick repatriation of registered Nigerians who are willing to return".
Fachano said that the the repatriation exercise would be a continuous exercise.