20 Kidnap Victims Sold Into Slavery In Burkina Faso

In Katsina State, no fewer than 20 kidnap victims were reportedly sold into slavery in Burkina Faso.
Information revealed that the victims were allegedly kidnapped in Kankara local government area of the state and sold to a woman in Cotonou who in turn sold them to another slave merchant in Burkina Faso.

Recall that the Katsina State government and Governor Aminu Bello Masari initiated a peace dialogue where it visited the hideout of the bandits to parley with them and a swap deal which saw releases of both kidnap victims and the bandits in detention.

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