NAPTIP rescues 10 Nigerian girls forced to work as prostitutes in Cote d’Ivoire
Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related
Matters (NAPTIP) yesterday Saturday 15th September, 2012, announced
that they rescued 10 Nigerian girls forced to work as prostitutes in
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
NAPTIP said the 10 rescued sex workers are from Edo, Delta, Rivers and Benue states, with Edo topping the list with six girls.
NAPTIP said the rescue operation was done in collaboration with the
regional bureau office of Interpol in Abidja and carried out based on a
tip-off. The agency said the rescued girls will undergo medical
screening, counseling and eventually rehabilitation.