Couple, Others Arrested For Selling 13-Year-Old Ebonyi Pupil For 150,000

Delta state police command have arrested a man, his wife and two other  relations for allegedly trafficking a 13-year-old girl, Chiamaka, to  Burkina Faso, for prostitution.

Secretary to the Ebonyi progressives union, Delta State, Emmanuel Uduma, who made the disclosure while handing over the minor to the state commissioner for women affairs and social development, Mrs. Chinwe Okah, said Chiamaka was taken from her village in the Ikwo local government area of Ebonyi state, with the promise of engaging her as a house help.

According to him, Chiamaka was told on getting to the French-speaking country that she was bought with 150 thousand naira and she will make 1.2 million naira for her madam and work extra months to earn her freedom.

However, Uduma said the girl escaped and reported to the police, which led to her repatriation to Nigeria.

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