The Oyo State Task Force on Human Trafficking has been inaugurated by His Excellency The Executive Governor of the State, Engr Seyi Makinde who was ably represented by the Deputy Governor Engr Rauf Olaniyan at the State Assembly Complex.
The Director-General Dame Julie Okah-Donli in her speech thanked the Oyo State Government for her efforts aimed at tackling the twin evils of Human Trafficking and irregular migration in Oyo State.
Dame Julie Okah-Donli gave an overview of NAPTIP as the Federal Government’s response to the fight against this deadly menace. She also spoke on the Agency’s mode of operation as regards Human Trafficking, Sexual and Gender Based Violence. She further explained how the Agency works assiduously to ensure that Oyo State and Nigeria become free of these deadly menaces.
The Director General ended by expressing confidence in the ability of members of the task force in fulfilling their mandates.
She thanked the Olubadan of Ibadan Land for his support towards the goal of having a Task Force in the state.
In his response, the Deputy Governor thanked the DG for showing so much zeal in ensuring that Human Trafficking is stamped out of the State and Nigeria as a whole. He promised the full support of the Oyo State Government in this fight and assured the DG that NAPTIP will get every necessary support in ensuring the Task Force thrives in its mandate.