As part of its first ordinary session of the fourth legislature which is underway in Abuja – Nigeria, the Parliament of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) today received a presentation by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) of Nigeria on Human Trafficking.
This saw a number of the ECOWAS MPs pledging their support to the fight by member countries to bring an end to human trafficking.
As part of the Ghanaian ECOWAS delegation, Hon. Frederick Opare-Ansah, MP for Suhum Constituency, proudly pledged his support and had this to say: “The picture painted of human trafficking in ECOWAS is rather a bleak one and we must all support our national security agencies as well as international agencies in the fight against human trafficking and to safegaurd the future of our children”…..
He further urged member countries and colleague politicians to “…stop fingerpointing and politicizing such issues and rather work together for the security and safety of generations yet unborn”.