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NAPTIP Convicts 52 victims in Akwa Ibom

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Akwa Ibom State Zonal command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has revealed that it convicted 52 traffickers in the zone from 2021 till date.

State Zonal Commander of the Agency, Tina Ugwu, said out of the 1,444 rescued victims, 723 were from the state, 413 from Cross River, 282 from Bayelsa, while 16 are from Rivers State.

Ugwu, who decried the high incidences of sale of babies in the State, assured that efforts have intensified to apprehend those who perpetuate the crime.

Written by: Helen Obih

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