NAPTIPNational Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (Nigeria)
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She said: 'NAPTIP shelters are no doubt closed shelters where victims are given protection and assistance for a short while before being moved to open shelters; so, they can move about for their rehabilitation programmes, which include going to school or learning a trade based on their preferences.
Noakes, a Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North, expressed displeasure over the high number of NAPTIP cases pending in different courts in Nigeria.
NAPTIP received 662 cases for investigation, completed 116 investigations, prosecuted at least 43 suspects in 43 cases, and convicted 26 traffickers, compared with 654 cases for investigation, 24 prosecutions, and 23 convictions the previous reporting period.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other related Matters (NAPTIP) Officer, Abuja Nigeria, 22.2.2012 (Name remain anonymous as instructed by the interviewee).
With respect to human trafficking, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) was the most effective governmental agency established to combat the illicit trade in women, children and men.
NAPTIP has submitted its recommendations for prosecution of the case to the justice minister.
'In Ekiti State, we are meeting with the state government, traditional rulers and other stakeholders to advance sensitisation on e-migrant registration, Ekiti Comptroller residence had been completed by the NIS boss and we are making necessary interventions to curb human trafficking by collaborating with National Agency for Prohibition of Persons In Trafficking (NAPTIP), the police and other agencies.'
Under her leadership, NAPTIP has become a model throughout Africa for coordination of government anti-trafficking efforts.
Investigators of NAPTIP last May questioned Yerima, ex-governor of Muslim-dominated northwest Zamfara State, over the marriage.
* The establishment in August 2003, of the National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) was established.
Reacting to the arrest, Quoting the Director-General of NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah-Donli, the zonal commander reiterated the determination of the agency towards protecting the girl child and punishing sexual offenders as required by law.