NAPTIP Hands Over 21 Returnees To Edo Govt.

Edo State Government has offered scholarships, training and empowerment to 21 persons who returned from Libya to the state.

The Edo state head of service Mrs Gladys Idahor disclosed this when receiving the 21 returnees from the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) at their office in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

TheActing Zonal Coordinator of NAPTIP in the state, Mr Nduka Nwawene said while another 500 persons are expected back soon, over 5,000 are however still stranded in the north African country.