A Benin based Human Rights Activist and President of Initiative for Youth Awareness on Migration, Immigration, Development and Re-integration, IYAMIDR, Comrade Solomon Okoduwa has been appointed Senior Special Assistant on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.

Prior to the appointment, Solomon Okoduwa was a member of the state Committee Against Human Trafficking. He has also held various related offices in the state.

Governor Godwin Obaseki at different fora has described Comrade Solomon Okoduwa as hardworking and focused. Okoduwa has been at the forefront on the awareness on the dangers of illegal migration and benefits of getting engaged back here in Nigeria and Edo State in particular.

Appointment of Comrade Solomon Okoduwa has been described as a well deserved appointment, while it’s being celebrated in the civil society community nationwide.