Modern slavery prevalent in Nigeria – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, said figures from the National Bureau of Statistics showed that child labour and modern slavery were still prevalent in the country.

Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of State, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Stephen Ocheni, spoke while declaring open the National Consultation and Launch of Alliance 8.7 in Abuja.

According to the Vice President, Alliance 8.7 was a global partnership committed to taking immediate and effective measures to accelerate action towards the eradication of forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and use of child soldiers among others.

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