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Good News – NAPTIP receives 88 victims of human trafficking from Ivorian govt

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Good News – Published 7 November 2021The Nationwide Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons says it has bought 88 rescued victims of human trafficking from the authorities in Côte d’Ivoire.Its Director-Commonplace, Dr Fatima Waziri, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sideline of a gathering on the Second Session of the Nigeria-Cote d’Ivoire Bi-national Price in Abidjan, on Saturday.Agreements on areas of agriculture, digital economy, training, consular and immigration issues, prevention of human trafficking, among others had been signed on the meeting.The meeting used to be co-chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Ivorian Prime Minister, Patrick Achi.Waziri stated that since 2014, Nigerian and Ivorian governments through NAPTIP had been participating on a chain of points.She stated that eleven of the 17, 000 victims rescued by NAPTIP had been Ivorians, while the Ivorian Executive had handed over 88 victims to the company.Waziri stated that over time, Nigeria had been taking half in a number of collaboration and intelligence sharing.She added that the company felt it used to be time to give a settle to this partnership by signing a Memorandum of Working out (MoU), to further deepen the connection of every international locations.“The agreement covers points of prevention; enforcement, returning and rehabilitation of victims.“It also covers points of repatriation, repatriation of belongings linked to points of trafficking in other folks.’’Fixed alongside with her, NAPTIP’s point of curiosity is never any longer correct for conviction for traffickers nonetheless to procure them to forfeit their belongings.“On story of for me, that’s what in actual fact sends a message; that you can additionally convict any individual, detention heart the particular person and the particular person comes out and light has entry to his illicit wealth.“Nonetheless as soon as that particular person is convicted and the particular person also loses belongings linked to a instruct crime; that also sends a stable message.’’She stated that aside, Cote d’Ivoire, efforts had been underway to formalise such agreements with The Gambia, Niger Republic, Mali, South Africa, among others.“We now maintain started conversations with The Gambia; I judge conversations with The Gambia in actual fact started potentially 2018 or 2019 nonetheless we are ready for formalising it.“The draft MoU is for the time being being checked out and reviewed by the Federal Ministry of Justice; we also maintain one with Niger Republic which I imagine would possibly maybe be signed this or next month.“Then; we maintain one with South Africa that is light within the works, we also maintain with Mali, ‘’ she stated. (NAN)

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