NAPTIP Rescues 19 Human Trafficking Victims In Kano On Their Way To Libya
The Kano zonal command of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued 19 human trafficking victims.
Abdullahi Babale, the agency’s Zonal Commander, said in a statement on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, that a suspected trafficker was also apprehended.
He stated that the survivors were those saved in the state by the Joint Border Task Force between September 13 and September 18.
Babale revealed that the survivors, who range in age from 18 to 32 years, were gotten from Abia, Kaduna, Lagos, Ebonyi, Edo, Imo, Ondo, Oyo, Ogun, Enugu, and Kogi states.
The suspect, according to Babale, is a Kano native who was transporting the victims to Libya for commercial sex and labor exploitation.
The zonal commander also revealed that all of the survivors were female expect one male.