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Edo State House Of Assembly In Talks To Pass Law To Curb HumanTrafficking

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The House of Assembly  in Edo State on  Tuesday has begun review  of a bill for a law to prohibit human trafficking and to establish the Edo State Task Force against trafficking in persons.

The House Majority Leader, Roland Asoro, the member representing Orhionmwon South Constituency, aptly moved a  motion for the house to constitute  a committee to consider the bill.

Iyoha Osaigbovo the House Chief Whip , member representing Oredo East constituency, subsequently seconded the motion.

The committee then reviewed sections one to seven of the bill proposed as an Anti trafficking Law for the State.

According to the house, members of the task force shall be recruited by the governor with the final approval from the House Of Assembly.

The Speaker, Kabiru Adjoto, instructed the majority leader to fix another date to  further review the bill for the next date

Gov. Godwin Obaseki had in January reportedly   sent the bill personally  to the house for consideration

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