Man jailed for attempted trafficking of three Nigerian girls to Libya
A Kano State High Court sentenced Hycinth Uchechukwu Ekwechi, 53 years old, to two years imprisonment for attempting to procure the illegal entry of three girls from Oyo and Osun to Libya through Niger Republic.
This was disclosed by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), in a statement that was issued on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
According to the statement Enekwechi had been convicted on Wednesday November 23, 2022.
“The convict – a 53years old Male of No. 59 Abeokuta Road, Sabon Gari Quarters, Kano State was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment with an additional fine of N250,000 for attempting to procure the illegal entry of 3 Females to go from Oyo and Osun State respectively to Libya through Niger Republic.” the statement read.