TRAFFIKING OF GIRLS IN NIGERIA

IMMIGRATION ARRESTS NINE GIRLS AT LAGOS AIRPORT

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) said on Saturday that it had arrested nine girls who were to be trafficked through the Murtala Muhammed Airport to Lebanon, Cairo, Dubai and India.

According to a statement released and signed by the NIS’ spokesman, Sunday James, the girls were set to board Ethiopian, Peace, Egypt and East Airlines.

Four of them claimed to be travelling to take up employment without knowing their employers neither were they aware of the nature of job they were going for, NIS investigations revealed.

Two others claimed they were going for a visit but later confessed they were going to “hustle in Dubai” and the remaining said they were headed to India for “medical treatment without referrals.”

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