Kano State Governor Abdulahi Ganduje has pledged to support the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons NAPTIP in the fight against human trafficking.

This is contained in a statement signed by the assistant Head, Press and Public Relations Unit NAPTIP Vincent Adekoye in Abuja.
The governor made the pledge while receiving NAPTIP management led by its Director-General, Basheer Mohammed in Kano, ahead of the inauguration of the state task force against trafficking.
He said that human trafficking is endemic in Kano state due to its status as an emerging business hub, coupled with other developments like road, rail line and others.
Ganduje also lauded the NAPTIP boss for his zeal, commitment and innovation in the agency which he said had led to the ongoing repositioning as well as hinting the state the mandate of the agency.
Mohammed said the task force would be carrying out war on counter trafficking initiative and made other component of the awareness about agency.
The team leader for International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies said that trafficking in Nigeria had become clandestine.