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NAPTIP rescues 29 victims of trafficking in Kebbi



The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued 29 victims of trafficking in Kebbi State.

The NAPTIP Zonal Commander in-charge of Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States, Misba’u Iya-Kaura, confirmed the development to journalists on Saturday in Birnin Kebbi.

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He said the agency in collaboration with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and NATAL rescued 21 victims at Kangiwa axis on their way to Senegal, while the remaining eight were rescued in different parts of the state.

“The victims who were coming from Ondo, Kano, Kaduna and Zamfara States were between the ages of 18 and 24,” the commander stated.

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