Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki is not taking lightly the menace of human trafficking.

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He has appointed a Benin City based Human Rights Activist, Solomon Okoduwa, as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration.

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The new appointee has been at the forefront on the awareness on the dangers of illegal migration and benefits of getting engaged back home in Nigeria and Edo in particular.

Over the last 8 weeks, the Nigerian government has continued to repatriate its citizens stranded in Libya.

Edo State Attorney General and Commissioner for justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe on Thursday disclosed that 1,439 returnees had been received by the government from late October to date.

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