The Ogun State Government, in conjunction with National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has vowed to fight against human trafficking, child molestation, rape, threat to life and other related offences in order to eliminate the vices from the State.
The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, who doubles as the Chairman, Committee on Child and Human Trafficking in the State, Mr. Akingbolahan Adeniran made this submission during the constitution of Coordinators and Subcommittees of Task Forces to tackle incessant human trafficking and molestation of child, held at his office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Adeniran stated that it was very cogent to sensitize the general public on the side effect of human trafficking, noting that the committee was constituted to fight against child trafficking and of communication channels towards the suppression of crime, being the State closed to border area of the country.
“Indeed, the victims’ protection and eradication of human trafficking is our priority, also the emergency response to strengthen and enhance effective legal means to prevent the root causes of the menace of human trafficking in Persons,” Adeniran said
In her remarks, the Regional Director of NAPTIP, who is also the Vice Chairman of the Committee, Mrs. Kehinde Akomolafe, said that the proper collaboration amongst Law Enforcement Agencies remains panacea for effecting crime prevention in the country.