Osun Government to repatriate trafficked indigenes from Lebanon


The Osun State government disclosed on Thursday her mission to rescue 25 trafficked girls from Lebanon.

The repatriation ,scheduled for August 12, 2020, has its fund approved by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, the Diaspora Focal Point Officer for Osun State, Mrs. Titi Fadahunsi-Ajayi said.

She disclosed that the 25 girls are indigenes of the State and they have been profiled and registered with the Nigerian Embassy in Lebanon.

She said the Governor has taken note of the plight of some of the girls who are being dehumanized in Lebanon and has graciously given his approval that the girls be repatriated.

“Governor Oyetola has also agreed to pay the airfare of the twenty-five concerned girls back to Nigeria, while plans are in place to rehabilitate, empower and reintegrate them back into the society upon their return.”

Fatimah Oyesanmi

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