A file picture of the pinnacle workplace of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Abuja. Photo: Channels TV/ Sodiq Adelakun.
Operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at Seme Border Control Post have apprehended three suspected human traffickers and three victims en path to Ghana.
The Service Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, disclosed this in a press release forwarded to Channels Television on Tuesday.
According to him, the Comptroller of NIS in command of the Seme Control Post, Olushola Ajisafe, confirmed the standing of the victims as being trafficked after an intensive investigation.
James famous that Olushola, who was the previous Comptroller in Katsina, had throughout his responsibility tour arrested a number of human traffickers and their victims within the state.
“The victims were deceitfully persuaded to embark on the trip for a job, but on being interrogated they were discovered to be victims of trafficking for the purpose of prostitution.
“The human trafficking illicit business has been on the increase under the various guise, but they have always been discovered by the officials through timely intelligence and operational synergy between officers along the national borders and airports leading to the arrests,” the assertion mentioned.
The Comptroller General of NIS, Muhammad Babandede, due to this fact, cautioned mother and father to maintain eyes on their kids, particularly youngsters.
This group of individuals, in response to him, are liable to fall sufferer to the deceitful acts and ways in which make them imagine the methods of traffickers who could also be shut relations, pals and even sources on the web connecting them to such legal components.
Babandede additionally suggested mother and father to embark on correct steerage and counselling to stop their kids from changing into victims of trafficking.