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Social Media Is The Fastest Channel For Human Trafficking – NAPTIP

Social Media Is The Fastest Channel For Human Trafficking - NAPTIP

Social Media Is The Fastest Channel For Human Trafficking – NAPTIP

Social Media Is The Fastest Channel For Human Trafficking – NAPTIP

Social media has reportedly emerged as the fastest method of human trafficking, according to Ibadin Chukwu, the Anambra State Commander of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons.

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This comes shortly after she warned the nation’s youth to be aware of misleading advertorials that falsely claim to be giving a variety of employment prospects on social media.

She made these remarks on Saturday in Awka during a walk to commemorate World Human Trafficking Day in 2022.

Social Media Is The Fastest Channel For Human Trafficking – NAPTIP

Social media has reportedly emerged as the fastest method of human trafficking, according to Ibadin Chukwu, the Anambra State Commander of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons.

She recently warned the nation’s youth to be aware of misleading advertisements claiming to be giving a variety of employment opportunities.

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She appealed to Nigerians, especially, young boys and girls to be mindful of social media, noting that it has become the fastest means for human traffickers to get their victims.

Chukwu also appealed to the state governor, Chukwuma Soludo, to assist the agency in building a conducive operational office to enable them to work effectively in the state.

She noted that the facility if provided, will enable the agency to render rehabilitation and integrated services to victims of human traffickers in the state.

Social Media Is The Fastest Channel For Human Trafficking – NAPTIP

According to her, the office will also enable the agency to bring its human trafficking suspects and interrogate them in accordance with the laws of NAPTIP.

She said, “Our duty is to arrest human traffickers, rescue the victims, rehabilitate and integrate them back into society for a better living. As we speak, we are using a rented apartment without security, our lives are in danger as well.

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“We detained our victims under the custody of the Police, NSCDC, DSS, immigration and the state ministry of women/social welfare for safety.

The agency in the state is appealing to the governor to assist to provide a conducive office to enable us to render effective services to Ndi-Anambra.”

She commended the State Commissioner for Police, Echeng Echeng, for his prompt response, whenever there was an emergency.


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