The Nationwide Company for the Prohibition of Human Trafficking, Kano Zonal Command stated it rescued no less than 1,085 victims of human trafficking from January to July 2023.
Public relations officer of the zone, Mr. Aliyu Kalli, disclosed this whereas talking with newsmen on Wednesday.
He additionally stated the 1,085 victims are a mixture of 932 victims of irregular migration, who had been returned and handed over to the company by the Worldwide Group for Migration in collaboration with the Nationwide Emergency Administration Company of Nigeria.
He added that within the noticed interval, the zone command rescued 163 victims of human trafficking on the best way to the Republic of Niger and Libya, on the best way to European nations.
Kalli revealed that some victims had been rescued in Libya, Niger Republic and different nations.
He added that the Company is accountable for documenting victims of human trafficking, in addition to their counseling, rehabilitation and repatriation.
He defined that the evaluation completed by the Company confirmed that 80 % are victims, and 20 % are male victims.
In accordance with him, the company within the Zone secured 14 convictions for human trafficking with varied penalties.
PRO notes that within the noticed interval, the Company organized campaigns and sensitization packages towards human trafficking and youngster labor in markets, colleges and automotive parks.
He added that the Company within the zone had inaugurated Anti-Trafficking Vanguards in six Federal Authorities Schools in Kano, Jigawa and Bauchi states.
“NAPTIP within the zone obtained and handled many circumstances of home violence,” he stated.
He referred to as on the general public to supply intelligence to the Company in an effort to scale back the specter of human trafficking within the zone and guaranteed that the Company’s doorways are at all times open for data on human trafficking and youngster labor.
He applauded different safety businesses, the Kano State authorities, civil society organizations and non secular leaders for his or her help.