Nigeria Records 717 Rape Cases in First 5 Months of 2020 – Statistics




….as Minister of Affairs Says 60% of women trafficked in Africa are Nigerians

By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Nigeria recorded 717 in the first 5 months of 2020, the Statistics from has revealed.

This is also as the Minister of Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouk has informed that 60% of women trafficked in Africa are Nigerians, according to WARIF with parents selling their children and family members their loved ones.

Farouk who took to her twitter handle to disclose this, said the statistics made available by the has it that out of the 799 suspects arrested, 631 of those cases were investigated and charged to but there were no convictions as at the time of releasing the report.

“Young able-bodied African men overcome by the many challenges at home are making the perilous desert or Mediterranean crossing to Europe with deadly consequences, she added.

The Minister said she set down the above context regarding her delight at welcoming the new DG of , Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim whom she received in audience on Monday.

Adding that “ is a critical agency because we live in a fraught world in which global imbalances and sundry existential challenges are leading many people down the path of desperation and crime.”

The tweets read:

Nigeria recorded 717 in the first 5 months of 2020 according to statistics made available by the .

799 suspects were arrested. 631 of those cases were investigated and charged to but there were no convictions as at the time of releasing the report.

60% of women trafficked in Africa are Nigerians, according to WARIF with parents selling their children and family members their loved ones.

Young able-bodied African men overcome by the many challenges at home are making the perilous desert or Mediterranean crossing to Europe with deadly consequences.

I have set down the above context regarding my delight at welcoming the new DG of , Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim whom I received in audience on Monday.

NAPTIP is a critical agency because we live in a fraught world in which global imbalances and sundry existential challenges are leading many people down the path of desperation and crime.

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