Human trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 531, secures 31 convictions


THE National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Kano zonal command has said that the command has rescued 531 victims, sheltered and reunited them with their families, from January 2022 to date.

This is just as the command said it had received 191 cases of trafficking in persons, child labour, sexual and gender-based violence, during the under review.

The NAPTIP Kano zonal commander, Mr Abdullahi Babale, made the assertion on Tuesday in Kano.

The zonal commander maintained that the agency had secured 31 convictions on human trafficking, including that of three foreigners, one Ghanian and two Cameroonians.

Mr Babale decried the rising cases of human…

Source: Nigerian Tribune