The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has rescued eight suspected victims of human trafficking in Jigawa State.
NIS Comptroller, Jigawa State Command, Ahmad Dauda Bagari confirmed the arrest to newsmen in his office on Monday.
He said the victims were intercepted on Sunday by NIS personnel on their way to cross the border to Niger along Kaya-Daurawa in Roni Local Government.
The victims consist of five males and three females from the four states of Abia, Edo, Imo, and Ogun.
He explained that the victims, whose ages range between 19 and 45 years, were without valid travelling documents.
Nagari noted that there is no incriminating items or drugs found in their possession.
He said after the investigation the victims will be handed over to NAPTIP for further action.
Immigration rescues 8 human trafficking victims in Jigawa