The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has secured judgement against some human traffickers operating in different parts of the country, tweets by the agency have revealed.
One of the tweets reads: ” A federal High Court sitting in Yola, Adamawa State and presided over by Justice Abdulazeez M.Z Anka sentenced one Pastor Yahya Barkindo (46yrs) to 7years imprisonment for trafficking two (2) victims through Internal Trafficking from Koma village Adamawa state to Enugu state.”
Another said: “The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital on 6th Day of June, 2022 in two different Cases convicted two Human Traffickers for contravening the human trafficking laws as contained in TIPPEA, 2015.
A suspect, John Porter Izakor, a third tweet said, “was intercepted in July 2019 at the MMI Airport, Lagos while trying to smuggle a 3months old baby into Spain alongside one Patience Iyoha (now late). was on 3rd June, 2022 convicted by the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos and sentenced to 19 months in prison.”
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