Julie Okah-Donli, the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, says the agency has rescued more than 13,000 victims from human traffickers.
Criminal gangs are openly advertising “travel agent” style services into Europe, which conceal the risk of death or entrapment, said Chris Hogben, who leads Britain’s Organised Immigration Crime Taskforce.
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.
The girls suspected to be victims of human trafficking were rescued after NAPTIP sealed Amazonia Guest House at Dagiri in Gwagwalada, Abuja on May 4.
“We have arrested the three main suspects and are searching several flats,’’ a spokesman for the police said.
The Zonal Commander, Nduka Nwanwenne, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Wednesday that the traffickers were arrested in the past three months.
The Comptroller of the command, Muhammad Rabi’u, made the disclosure in Katsina on Thursday at the decoration of 121 newly-promoted officers of the service