Foreign Partnership: GEP Courts Delta Task Force On Human Trafficking

The State Task Force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration set up by the Delta State Governor Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa is already being courted by foreign partners as the Grand Explorer Production GEP studio of Russia and Dublin seeks for its collaboration.

The Director of GEP, Debbie Gahan who led her Nigerian counterparts of Vision 360 to a courtesy visit on the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice who is also the Chairman of the State Taskforce on Human Trafficking, Mr. Peter Mrakpor says her organization which was partnering with the Dublin Justice Department was already collaborating with NAPTIP and other relevant government agencies in Nigeria to tackle the menace frontally.

Debbie Gahan who disclosed that her organization produced the Osato movie premiere that captured the experience of a young Nigerian girl trafficked to Dublin, hinted the Attorney-General of their plans to take their advocacy visit to all states of the federation to drum up grassroots support against the human trafficking and illegal migration scourge.

She added that the visit was to seek for partnership with the Delta State Government in the fight against human trafficking in the state.

The Chairman of the State Task Force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, Mr. Peter Mrakpor who expressed delight on the visit, said that the Task force was ready to collaborate with her team and other inter government agencies and NGO’s to create adequate awareness on human trafficking.

While stressing that the Taskforce was not leaving any stone unturned to curb the menace, Barr. Mrakpor disclosed that his team was already partnering with the National Agency for the Prohibition Against Trafficking in Persons NAPTIP, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA and other law enforcement agencies.

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Blank NEWS Online founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Albert Eruorhe Ograka, is a Graduate of Mass Communication. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ).

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