Nigeria: Lagos sets-up anti-trafficking task force
In a bid to stop human trafficking in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has inaugurated the Lagos State Task Force on Human Trafficking. The task force is expected to develop strategies and policies to help tackle the growing cases of human trafficking in and from the State.
About 2,884 people from Lagos State have been rescued from traffickers in the last 16 years, said the Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah-Donli, on 8 September during the inauguration of the task force.
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Photo Caption: Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, flanked by State officers and members of the Lagos Task Force on Human Trafficking.