Lebanon: 50 trafficked Nigerian girls, 19 stranded others evacuated

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama has announced that 50 Nigerian girls trafficked to Lebanon along with 19 stranded others have been evacuated.

Onyeama made this known on Sunday through his verified Twitter handle.

He said: “With the financial and logistic support of the Lebanese Government and Lebanese community in Nigeria, 50 trafficked Nigerian girls and 19 stranded Nigerians were successfully evacuated from #Lebanon and arrived Nigeria today.

“The evacuees are to proceed for the mandatory 14 day-Isolation “

The cases of Nigerian girls being trafficked abroad for a number of undignified and slavery purposes have become rampant.

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