Immigration stops 150 victims of human trafficking from leaving Nigeria

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says no fewer than 150 Nigerians were disallowed from travelling out of the country in the last four months in the fight against human trafficking.

The Comptroller in charge of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Abdullahi Usman, made this known to journalists, while receiving the management of Access Bank at the airport.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Access Bank donated office furniture to NIS at the MMIA as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

According to Usman, those refused departure were within the range age of 16 to 40 years.

“They were sensitised on the reasons for their refusal and most of them were satisfied.

“We told them that if they had gone, it would have been a…

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