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[News] NAPTIP Raises Alarm On The Increasing Number Nigerians Crossing To Europe

Ms. Julie Okah-Donli, the Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says an upsurge in the quantity of Nigerians taking a chance with their lives while crossing Sahara sea and the Mediterranean Sea to Europe is troubling.

Okah-Donli communicated this worry amid a roundtable meeting with accomplices of Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) on Monday in Abuja.

She said that with the high rate of exercises of human trafficking, partners must escalate endeavors to abridge them.

She clarified that NAPTIP has been working steadily to accomplish its command which was basically to utilize the mix of arrangements, procedures, and projects to stem the tide of human trafficking.

As indicated by her, human trafficking remains a noteworthy test to human, national and global security.

The executive general uncovered that in the vicinity of 2011 and 2016, more than 630,000 sporadic vagrants and exiles saved while attempting to traverse to Italy.

She said that in view of information discharged by European Strategy Center of the European Commission 13,000 unlawful vagrants were evaluated to have passed on intersection Mediterranean Sea.

Okah-Donli included that an unaccounted number of them dying in the hot sands of the Sahara betray.

She expressed that another report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) evaluated 103,175 vagrants that touched base in Europe while 2,357 passings were recorded.

The NAPTIP supervisor said that a noteworthy number of these individuals were no uncertainty Nigerians.

The chief general noticed that the meeting was to re-assess their engagement and fashion better reaction to the threats of human trafficking particularly in giving administrations to casualties of human trafficking.

“All partners should work with a typical reason, which is to guarantee that Nigeria remains a worldwide model in the conveyance of least standard administrations to casualties.

“We should ensure that traffickers are chased down and persistently arraigned,” she said.

NGOs at the meeting vowed their help and participation to the annihilation of human trafficking in the country.

By Fasasi

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