The Theme of the Symposium was centered on Combating Human Trafficking and Harnessing Resources Among Stakeholders.

The intellectual engagement on this crucial issue started at about 10:44 hrs with the National Anthem and National prayer.

Thereafter, everyone present introduced themselves and the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) they are representing. Over 17 NGOs were represented by over 45 persons which included the representative of CRAMAI – Mr. Ezekiel Philip.

After the introduction, the North Central Zonal Coordinator of NACTAL, Mrs Imahong gave a goodwill message to the audience. After her the representative of Expertise France gave another goodwill message. Other goodwill messages were subsequently delivered by the representative of the Director of NAPTIP and lastly was the representative of National Commission for Refugees, Migration and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMIDP), who delivered a good will message on behalf of the Commissioner Hon. Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim who was unavoidably absent.

The Symposium proper began with the introduction to the high table – the Zonal Coordinator of NACTAL, the representative of NCRMIDP and the representative of the DG of NAPTIP. Immediately after these introduction, the resourceful persons took time to deliver their lectures from their perspectives as they relate to the Theme: Combating Human Trafficking and Harnessing Resources among Stakeholders.

Selected members from the Audience were permitted to ask relevant questions in line with the theme of the Symposium.

The Symposium was graced with the presence of the wife of the former Vice President of Nigeria – Amina Titilayo Atiku-Abubakar, who is also the founder of Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation (WOTCLEF). Thereafter, she gave a goodwill message which was heavily garnished with words of encouragement for the participants.

The Symposium came to an end with a closing remark from a very well respected personality and the founder of WOTCLEF – Mrs Amina Titilayo Atiku-Abubakar at about 12:45 hrs.