Olusegun Obasanjo, previous President on Thursday denounced the resurgence of slavery in a few sections of Africa. Talking at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Comptroller General of Immigration in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, the previous President said the improvement was troubling.
The previous President said slave exchange the 21st century ought to be censured in the most grounded term conceivable. Taking note of that the present advancement in Africa called for calm reflection for African pioneers, Obasanjo clarified that pioneers must feel a feeling of disappointment on what they should do.
As indicated by Obasanjo, “I trust that slave trade in the 21st century ought to be censured in the most grounded dialect conceivable and no one who is associated with it ought to be pardoned.
“What would we be able to do and what must we do? We should guarantee that helpful atmosphere is made for the bona fide trade of products and guarantee advancement inside our nation, sub-area, landmass and the world which we live.
“In any case, then today, relocation has an exceptionally terrible implication especially when you watch the TV and you hear the tale of thousands of our young people setting out to experience the desert.
“Then after they have left on such hazardous trips, some of them are sold as slaves. Slaves in the 21st century, Africans were sold by Africans and perhaps to Africans.
“Every one of us as pioneers must feel a feeling of disappointment and have a calm reflection on what we have done or what we have not done to achieve this to our own kin.”