NAPTIP D-G orders nationwide crackdown on child trafficking

Written by on March 15, 2022


Dr Fatima Waziri-Azi, Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has urged stakeholders to intensify actions against child trafficking in the country.

Waziri-Azi made the call in a statement by by Mrs Stella Nezan, Head, Public Relations unit in Abuja on Monday.

The director-general gave a matching order to all NAPTIP zonal and state commanders to commence surveillance operations within their jurisdiction

She urged them to leave no stone unturned towards tackling child trafficking within their jurisdictions..

According to her, child trafficking is an inhuman activity that should not be allowed in human society.

Waziri-Azi said that NAPTIP was committed towards strengthening partnerships with other law enforcement agencies to ensure a successful campaign against child trafficking.

The D-G urged members of the public to support the agency with intelligence information to enable it track down trafficking offenders.

She said that those involved in the illegal activity are known to members of the public, saying,” they can be apprehended if the right information is provided”

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