16 Libya Deportees Pregnant * 19 11 2017

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Sixteen of the 169 Libya deportees received by the Edo State government are pregnant.

Lots of of the girls refused to speak with reporters and some had little children with them.

Last week, the Edo State government took delivery of 84 indigenes deported from Libya.

Governor Godwin Obaseki provided to train them in vocational skills, and pay them monthly stipends.


Some of the girls lamented their unjust therapy in Libya, saying some were walking in the streets when they have been arrested and deported.


Attorney Basic and Commissioner for Justice Prof. Yinka Omorogbe said this batch of deportees were females and young children, with only a single male adult.

She mentioned the government was highlighting the evil of trafficking to the deportees.

"The concept is that Edo wants to eradicate trafficking in persons and stem the illegal migration. If you want to travel, do it legally. We are worried about what the individuals go via when they decided to travel to Libya illegally.


"The government is taking the difficulty as its personal we are interested in those who will companion the government to address the issue.forbes.comyohaig.ng</a> As we have seen, 80 per cent of these illegal migrants are from Edo State, so it has been a massive challenge to us.


"We are attempting to assist them to be re-integrated into the society. These who want to go back to school would be encouraged to do so whilst those who need skill will be educated.