Poverty, Illiteracy Force Nigerian Women Into Trafficking – Aisha Buhari

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The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has said many Nigerian women fall victim to human trafficking due to poverty and illiteracy.She urged wives of state governors to, therefore, intensify women emancipation programmes in their various states.

Buhari said this at the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons Lecture, organised by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons in Abuja.She urged the state governments to make access to education compulsory and free, adding that from January to July 2017, 3,362 Nigerians had been deported from European and North African countries.

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