He said,37 were deported from Mali,25 from BurkinaFaso andsix from Ghana
According to him, the victims were arrested by police in the three countries, handed over to Nigerian embassies and subsequently transported back home.
He disclosed that among those arrested in Mali were four suspected human traffickers.
“The four suspected traffickers from Mali are still under investigation to ascertain their level of involvement before charging them to court” he said.
The acting DG said that the rescued victims would be counselled and rehabilitated by NAPTIP before handing them over to their relations.