By Victor Oluwasgun, Abuja
The Home of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, in live performance with different authorities businesses have been capable of safe the discharge of Temitope Ariwolo in Lebanon.
The Chairman of the Committee, Rep. Tolulope Akande Sadipe has revealed that after the Committee’s collaborative efforts with different related businesses, the unconditional launch of Temitope Ariwolo has been achieved and that Temitope and different Nigerians stranded in Lebanon shall be returning house throughout the week.
She mentioned this after the third interagencies synergy assembly on the rising Human Traficking and dehumanization of Nigerians within the diaspora, held on the Home Of Representatives.
Her phrases: “I’m comfortable to tell Nigerians that Temitope shall be house earlier than the top of the week, and so many different Nigerians who need to return house from Lebanon ,” Akande-Sadipe mentioned. This evacuation has been made doable by means of the Lebanese collaboration. and steady efforts by the Home of Representatives Diaspora Committee, IOM, NAPTIP, NIDCOM, Min of International Affairs and the Nigerian Ambassador in Lebanon, Amb. Goni Modu, Temitope Ariwolo was launched.
“The Lebanese Ambassador Diab Houssam has assured us of her protected return together with different Nigerian women prepared to come back house from Lebanon”.
The lawmaker nonetheless gave particular appreciation to the Lebanese Ambassador Diab Houssam and the Lebanese group in Nigeria for his or her effort in resolving the difficulty
She famous that the joint Committees on Diaspora NIDCOM and International affairs continued to work collectively to attain aid for Nigerian residents who’re groaning below extreme injustice throughout the globe.
“You will need to inform this gathering that about thirty-five (35) Nigerians have been held illegally in detention for greater than forty-five days in Ghana border city of Aflao,have additionally been launched, while the Embassy is engaged on the eighteen (18) others held in Abidjan for over two years, and the matter of Sulaimon Olufemi on Dying Row in Saudi Arabia. The unconfirmed story of our women at present held hostage by an agent in Lebanon and that of a person being brutally assaulted to say a number of are below pressing investigation”.
She additional famous that the Home of Representatives has taken up the problem to holistically assessment the nation’s overseas coverage to replicate trendy realities .
She known as for collaborative efforts of Nigerians to be able to cut back the menace of human trafficking.
She mentioned “it’s pertinent, subsequently, to induce each stakeholder to volunteer data and decide to this partnership within the curiosity of all residents as a result of all of us are in danger eventually, straight or not directly. These affected individuals are somebody’s household, somebody’s daughter son or dad or mum”.
There are some in our midst, Nigerians not foreigners who name themselves worldwide recruitment brokers however as an alternative they’re versed within the exploitation of their fellow Nigerian within the type of modern-day slavery,” she mentioned.