The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, said about 10,000 residents of the state were trafficked in the last one year.
Obaseki made this known while presenting the state’s 2018 Appropriation Bill of N146.6 billion to the House of Assembly.
- More than 3,000 deaths were recorded among the trafficked persons.
- The state government had sent a Bill to the House for consideration to strengthen the fight against human trafficking in the state.
- “We have also concluded plans to build 20 mini-stadia across the state to develop new talents,” he added.