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20 Thousand Nigerian Girls Trapped In Mali For Prostitution

NAPTIP To Rescue 20,000 Nigerian Girls Trapped in Mali
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has said that it is making efforts to rescue about 20,000 Nigerian girls trapped in different states of Mali.

The Director-General of NAPTIP, Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.
She said the victims were trapped in different parts and region of Mali for prostitution and sexual activities.

Okah-Donli said that the trafficked victims were discovered after NAPTIP sent a fact-finding mission to Mali last December following some security reports which was earlier reported.

She said: 
“We sent a fact-finding mission to Mali last month and the mission came with a report that about 20,000 Nigerian girls had been trafficked to different parts of Mali for prostitution and sexual activities. 

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