BY GANIYU AGBELUSI

THE NATIONAL AGENCY FOR THE PROHIBITION OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS, NAPTIP HAS ALERTED CITIZENS OF ONDO STATE OF THE PRESENCE OF A TRAFFICKING SYNDICATE IN MANY PARTS OF THE STATE

AN OFFICIAL FROM THE NAPTIP SOUTHWEST ZONAL OFFICE, MR BOLUWAJI AKEJU ANNOUNCED THIS DURING A SENSITISATION CAMPAIGN IN IDANRE

HE REVEALED THAT NAPTIP ALREADY GOT WIND OF SOME TRAFFICKERS FROM NEIGHBOURING STATES NOW TAKING COVER IN ONDO STATE TO PERPETRATE THE CRIME.

MR AKEJU URGED THE PEOPLE TO BE VIGILANT AND PROMPTLY CONTACT NAPTIP OFFICES ABOUT CASES AROUND THEM.

THE CONVENER OF THE CAMPAIGN, MISS YEMISI AKINDURO LAMENTED THE REPORTS THAT SOME NATIVES OF IDANRE HAD BEEN TRAFFICKED TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND SOUGHT THE ASSISTANCE OF TRADITIONAL AS WELL AS RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO DISCOURAGE FURTHER INTENTIONS.

ALSO SPEAKING, THE MONARCH OF ATOSIN IDANRE, OBA GILBERT OGUNLOWO LAUDED THE CAMPAIGN AND PLEDGED HIS SUPPORT.

OWA OF IDANRE MEDIA OFFICER, MR GANIYU AGBELUSI WHO SPOKE ON BEHALF OF THE MONARCH CAUTIONED PARENTS AGAINST RELEASING THEIR CHILDREN TO TRAFFICKERS OUT OF GREED.

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