Bello, an Assistant Controller General, gave the advice while addressing personnel of the Plateau State Command at the end of his visit to the command on Wednesday in Jos.
The agency also intercepted 2,800 bottles of diverse cough syrups after it thwarted attempts to smuggle them into the Federal Capital Territory.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Zubairu Aminuddeen, confirmed the development to newsmen in Dutse on Wednesday.
Lawan made this known in a keynote address to declare open a Public Hearing on the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency Act 2004.
The National Agency for the Prohibition in Persons charged Suleiman, who resides in Kadawa Miltara Quarters of Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano, with one count of trafficking in persons.
The convict, who lives in Sabon Gari Quarters, Kano, was arraigned by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on three-count charge of human trafficking.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), charged Chibuize, who was arrested on Dec. 3, 2020 on the Lafia – Shendam Road with trafficking.
He made the call during a joint stakeholders dialogue on Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants on Wednesday in Abuja.
The Cross River State Comptroller of NIS, Okey Ezugwu, who briefed the News Agency of Nigeria on the incident in Calabar, said the suspected child trafficker, Maureen Awokara, was arrested on December 19, 2020 at the high sea.
The NAPTIP Zonal Commander, Festus Gav, disclosed this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Frank Archibong, in Uyo on Tuesday.
The Director General stated this on Monday during her maiden meeting with a cross section of Officers and management of the Agency as she formally resumed duty.
This, it said, would make desperate migrants more susceptible to criminals.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it will adopt task force approach in combating drug abuse and trafficking in the country.
The officers were arrested for allegedly trying to facilitate the trafficking of six underage girls to Omar and Kuwait on an Ethiopian Airlines flight.
“It is important to note, however, that the TIP Report does not simply measure the efforts of NAPTIP as an agency but rather, the Government of Nigeria as a whole