Oyo Govt. Inaugurates Taskforce on Human Trafficking
In a bid to end human trafficking, Oyo State Government has inaugurated about thirty task force members.
Radio Nigeria correspondent reports that the members were drawn from different agencies and parastatals which includes the Nigeria Police, Immigration, JPDC and a representative of non-governmental organizations.
The state governor, who was represented by his deputy, engineer Rauf Olaniyan while inaugurating the members, urged them to do all within their capabilities to reduce human trafficking to zero level.
Engineer Seyi Makinde noted that the members were carefully selected in the society.
Director General, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli, said the agency was ready to nip human trafficking in the bud at all cost.
The members pledged their readiness to work together to end human trafficking in the state.
Among those in attendance were representative of Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oloye Lekan Alabi, Oyo State Commissioner for Justice, Oyo State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Diaspora.