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NAPTIP rescues 10 Nigerian girls forced to work as prostitutes in Cote d’Ivoire
National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) had on Saturday confirmed its operation in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, where about 10 Nigerian young women who were compelled to work as prostitutes were rescued by the Agency.
It confirmed that those rescued are young girls from Benue, Edo, Delta, Rivers states. However, it was said that out of the 10 girls, six of them are from Edo State.
NAPTIP had disclosed that the operation was successful through its timely collaboration with the regional bureau office of in Abidjan.
The Agency had also assured that immediate rehabilitation of the girls will begin as soon as possible as all was already set to carry out a medical screening on them.