Two suspected human traffickers were on Friday apprehended for
trafficking some Nigerians to Libya with the promise of taking them to
The suspects were apprehended after they were identified by their
victims during the profiling of 164 Nigerians who voluntarily returned
from the volatile North African country.
Spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency
Ibrahim Farinloye, South West Zone, confirmed the development to
newsmen in Lagos.
Farinloye said the suspected traffickers have been handed over to
officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in
Persons for further investigation.
According to him, the two men were among the new batch of 164
returnees who arrived the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed
International Airport, Lagos about 12.15am on Friday.