VP Yemi Osinbajo meets with NEMA, NAPTIP, over Libya Slavery (Details) - MnTrendsNews


Thursday, 30 November 2017

VP Yemi Osinbajo meets with NEMA, NAPTIP, over Libya Slavery (Details)

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, held a meeting in Abuja to address the condition of Nigerians involved in human trafficking in Libya and other places enroute Europe.

In attendance were were the Deputy Chief of Staff to the President, Mr. Ade Ipaye; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, the Justice Minister and Attorney general of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, The Director-General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah-Donli, the Federal Commissioner for the National Commission For Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Mrs Sadiya Umar-Farouk and the Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Hajia Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim.

During this meeting on Wednesday, Yemi Osinbajo reaffirm President Buhari's promise at the interactive session with the Nigerian community in Abidjan, that all those stranded in Libya would be given an opportunity to return to the country.

Osibanjo also revealed that this government is here to work for the benefit of all. And in accomplishment of this, the youth won't be left behind. Hence, is the Buhari’s administration to ensure that young Nigerian men and women are no longer exposed to the huge danger involved in wandering through the Sahara desert and eventual attempt to cross the sea.

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