EKSG Assures NAPTIP Of Support In Fight Against Human Trafficking

Ekiti state government has thrown its full weight behind one of the government agencies known as National Agency For The Prohibition Of Trafficking In Persons(NAPTIP) in its determination to eradicate human trafficking in the state.

The Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Habibat Adubiaro made the government’s position known when playing host to the team of the agency in her office on Thursday.

The SSG in her remark eulogises the Governor as a man of unwavering resolve and compassion with a deep commitment to the welfare of his people.

“Governor Oyebanji had vowed to tackle any scourge of human trafficking and gender based violence head on. I am very optimistic he will surely forge alliance with your organization.
“Together, we can form a formidable team, united in our mission to eradicate this modern-day slavery from the streets of Ekiti. With NAPTIP’s expertise and the government’s resources, we can launch a multifaceted campaign to combat human trafficking at its roots” she assured”

Earlier, the Head of liason office Of NAPTIP in Ekiti state, Mr Oladimeji Samson in his remarks lamented about the poor condition in which the agency operates in the state which has constituted a great challenge to their effectiveness in fight against human trafficking in the state. The agency called on the state government to assist them in area of logistic support such as a beffiting office and operational vehicle to meet up to standard with their colleagues in other states.

Mr Oladimeji furthered by promising that the agency would put more efforts in fight against human trafficking in Ekiti state.

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Meanwhile, NAPTIP agencies worked tirelessly to apprehend traffickers and dismantle their networks. With the full backing of the federal government, they conducted raids, made arrests, and brought perpetrators to justice, sending a clear message that human trafficking would not be tolerated in Ekiti State so that our Communities that once plagued by fear and mistrust will now stand united against a common enemy, their resilience a testament to the power of collective action.

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