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Obama Appoints Oriola, Nigerian Journalist, On US Human Trafficking Council


US President, Barack Obama

US President, Barack Obama

United States President, Barrack Obama has named a Nigerian-American journalist and Anti-human Trafficking advocate, Bukola Love Oriola as a member of the US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.

In a statement by the office of the Press Secretary, White House on December 16, Obama said he was honoured that Oriola and 10 others appointed to serve on the council have decided to serve the country.
“They bring their years of experience and expertise to this Administration, and I look forward to working with them,” Obama stated.

According to White House statement, Oriola, has served as an independent consultant, speaker, and author on human trafficking issues since 2009.

Responding to her appointment, Oriola, who was in Nigeria in September on sensitisation campaign against human trafficking, said she was grateful and humbled.

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