The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Kano Zonal command, has secured 10 convictions in cases of human trafficking in the state in the last three months.
The zonal commander of the agency, Desmond Garba, disclosed this at Dawakin Kudu Local Government at a one-day sensitisation organised by NAPTIP in collaboration with the member representing Dawakin-Kudu/Warawa federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Mustapha Bala Dawaki.
Garba explained that seven of the suspected traffickers are now serving their jail terms while three others would be sentenced on December 10, 2020.
In his comment, Mustapha Bala Dawaki said he decided to sponsor the sensitisation to help people within the constituency understand the dynamics of human trafficking and child molestation so that they do not fall victims.
He urged the participants to circulate the knowledge acquired so that many could be saved from falling victim of human trafficking.
He said total of 1,800 people drawn from different communities in the constituency benefitted from the training with each getting N10, 000 cash to start up a business for self-reliance.