NAPTIP seeks Nasarawa Assembly’s collaboration to tackle human trafficking



The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons ( ) has solicited the support of the  Nasarawa State House of   in tackling human trafficking in the state.


Hajiya Saadatu Galadima,   Commander in the state made the call on Monday during a courtesy visit to the , House Committee on Information, Mr  Mohammed Adamu-Omadefu in Lafia.


She said the agency was established in 2003 to tackle human trafficking  in the country.


” We are here to solicit for your support to enable the agency to achieve its mandate of tackling human trafficking and other human related crimes in the country and the state in particular.


” We are also here to seek for your partnership as collectively we will fight human in the state and the country at large.


“We want to continue with this campaign to the grassroots in the interest of development of the state and the country at large,” she said.


The commander lauded  Gov. Abdullahi Sule, for supporting the activities of the agency and called  for its sustenance.


Responding, Adamu-Omadefu (APC- Keana), thanked the agency’s boss for the visit and assure of the ’s support to enable  succeed under her leadership as the pioneer head of the agency in the state.


” I want to assure you that we will do our best your agency to tackle human trafficking in the state.


“Recently, Nasarawa passed into law a Bill which prohibits all of violence against persons, provides maximum protection and effective remedies for ,” he said.
(NAN)