NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
FG sets up committee on irregular migration, human trafficking

By News Express on 13/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 334

•Rescued human trafficking victims
•Rescued human trafficking victims

The Federal Government has inaugurated a 15-man committee to address the issues of irregular migration and human trafficking in the country.

The committee is headed by the Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr Mohammed Babandede, and the Edo Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omoregbe, as Alternate Chairman.

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, who inaugurated the committee in Abuja on Tuesday said the committee was set up to provide possible solutions to issues of irregular migration and human trafficking in the country.

Dambazau said that Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo and his team were in Abuja sometime ago to discuss the issues of human trafficking and irregular migration.

He said that during the visit, it was agreed that a committee should be set up to provide recommendations to tackle the menace.

He urged the 15-man committee to make the recommendations as detailed as possible.

“Look at all the issues of irregular migration, human trafficking, do not forget the fact that Nigeria is a sub-transit country, so we are also receiving as we are also having ours going out.

“So, look at all those issues, how to deal with these issues, particularly as they relate to Edo, because most of the traffickers are sourcing from Edo, according to statistics.

“It is not just trafficking within the Mediterranean Sea; we also have trafficking within the country and the region and even within the continent.

“As a matter of fact, statistics have shown that 85 percent of movement is within Africa, only about 15 per cent is outside Africa,” the minister said.

He urged the committee to look at what to do to stop or reduce the menace of human trafficking and irregular migration in the region.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee is expected to turn in its recommendations within four weeks.

In his remarks, Babandede commended the Federal Government for the lofty initiative to seek solution to the menace of human trafficking and irregular migration.

He assured the minister that the committee would examine all the issues and do a good work. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 13/02/2018 9:54:59 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Buratai orders troops to stop armed herdsmen as...

FG beams searchlight on sex crimes in schools...

Emefiele donates all gifts received at mother’s funeral...

Court sends Dino Melaye’s brother to Kuje prison...

CLO condemns deportation of Igbos by Lagos State...

Why I want to represent Anambra Central at...

150 Biafra activists killed during protests — Amnesty...

Troops nab wanted Boko Haram kingpin inside Sambisa...

RIGHTSView: TERRORISTS: BETWEEN COMBAT AND PROSECUTION

FG moves to avert fuel scarcity

Osborne Towers Cash: Culprits won’t go free, Buhari...

Fastest Growing Small Business OPPORTUNITIES in Nigeria at...

 

Latest News Fighting corruption corruptly, By Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu Understanding the process of buying property in Lagos, By Olusola Oduleye Biafra: Army, Police, DSS swoop on MASSOB members PDP Campaign Funds: Court remands Shagari, 4 others in custody over alleged N500m fraud Flood imminent in 5 Kaduna councils – Environmental Agency Catholics protest killing of priests, worshipers FG saves N120bn by checking ghost workers IGP-Senate Faceoff: Buhari meets Senate delegation in Aso Rock Gunmen kidnap wife, children of Zamfara commissioner Activists launch campaign to break up Facebook Ugwuanyi nominates new commissioner Ondo Deputy Speaker, Ogundeji impeached

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (345,300 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (341,992 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (273,408 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (224,763 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (205,204 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (202,779 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (176,948 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (159,248 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (150,197 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (143,435 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (140,020 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (132,400 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (41) Business & Economy (3,146) Business Verdict (43) Columnists (853) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (497) Features (598) Global Business Monitor (274) International (1,968) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (120) News (35,504) Opinion (959) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,044) Religion (743) Sports (1,516) Stock Watch (29) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement