Three Nigerian girls stopped at Seme border by Immigration from being trafficked to Ghana for Prostitution

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Officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have reportedly stopped the trafficking of three Nigerian girls to Ghana for prostitution as well as arresting 6 suspected traffickers.

According to Olushola Ajisafe, the Comptroller of NIS at the Seme Control Post, who confirmed the status of the victims via an official statement released by the agency’s Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, the human trafficking illicit business has been on the increase under the various guise, but they have always been discovered by the officials through timely intelligence and operational synergy between officers.

The victims were deceitfully persuaded to embark on the trip for a job, but on being interrogated they were discovered to be victims of trafficking for the purpose of prostitution.” the statement partly read.

“The human trafficking illicit business has been on the increase under the various guise, but they have always been discovered by the officials through timely intelligence and operational synergy between officers along the national borders and airports leading to the arrests.”

Ajisafe further warned parents were to keep an eye on their kids, especially their teenage children.