The upper chamber also called on the Federal Government to strengthen the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and the Nigerian Immigration Service to take measures to prevent trafficking in persons
Wike alleged that most foreign companies in the state deliberately withhold the accurate number of foreigners working with them.
According to him, this makes it difficult for the state Revenue Service to collect the legal taxes
Although the identities of the victims or those arrested had not been established, our correspondent gathered that one of the dead victims was an officer of the Nigerian Immigration Service serving in the state
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazau, told newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja shortly after defending the budget of his ministry before the Senate Committee on Interior, that the ministry would soon issue employment letters to those affected