FG to consider special intervention funds for NAPTIP in 2018 budget

Written by on June 23, 2017

The Minister Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, says the Federal Government is considering providing special intervention funds for victims of human trafficking in the 2018 budget.

Udoma said this when he received the Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, Julie Donli, on Thursday in Abuja.

The minister said the visit was timely as the ministry had begun the preparation for the 2018 budget and the ministry would consider the request of the agency in providing special intervention funds for it.

The minister Who assured the agency of the ministry’s support to address its challenges, said the priority of the administration was to invest in Nigerians, adding that it is the reason the government inaugurated the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.

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