Benin Monarch Says Fight Against Illegal Migration Is Not Targeted Against Anyone


By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City

The Benin monarch Omo N’Oba Ewuare the second has hinted that the palace onslaught against illegal migration and human trafficking is not targeted against anyone wishing to travel abroad, but aimed at eradicating the monstrous scourge currently bedevilling the state.

Oba Ewuare stressed that great successes have been recorded from the various strategies employed in the fight against illegal migration, maintaining that the palace has intensified fresh means that could effectively tackle the menace of the unwholesome act

Omo N’Oba disclosed this in his palace when he played host to the Switzerland ambassador to Nigeria Mr Geoge Steiner who was on a working visit to Benin city, Edo state capital.

According to the royal father,”the palace would not relent in its campaign against illegal migration and human trafficking till greater feat is achieved.”

Earlier the Switz ambassador to Nigeria his excellency Geoge Steiner told the monarch that he is in Edo state to understudy some issues regarding illegal migration and seek ways of support

Mr Geoge Steiner maintained that the Switz government is working round the clock to partner Nigeria in order comprehensively stamp out illegal migration and human trafficking


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