Alleged Slave Trade Activities in Libya: Senate Condemns Act, Seeks Urgent End to it, urges the FG to Summon Libya Ambassador


It is a slap in the Face, Says Saraki 

By Henry Umoru 

ABUJA- THE Senate yesterday condemned in very strong terms, the current depravity and sheer animalism being exhibited in Libya where Africans and mostly Nigerians were auctioned as slaves, prices as merchandise and sold off like animals.

The Senate which officially reacted to sales of Nigerians as slaves in Libya, however described the ugly trend as most barbaric in the 21st century.

Against this backdrop, the Senate has urged the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs to summon the Libyan Ambassador to Nigeria and discuss how to end the ongoing Libyan slave trade which allegedly involves the sale of Africans, some of them of Nigerian descent, as slaves.

Senate resolution was sequel to a Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai, APC, Borno Central and entitled, “Urgent Need to Protect Nigerian Citizens from the Libya Slavery…

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