A person, his spouse and two different kin have been arrested for allegedly trafficking a 13-year-old lady, Chiamaka, to Burkina Faso, for prostitution.
Chiamaka was taken from her village at Ikwo, within the Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, with the promise of partaking her as a home assist.
However, she was taken to Delta state and, from there, was taken to Burkina Faso for prostitution.
The suspects accused of trafficking Chiamaka had been arrested by the police in Delta State.
The Secretary to the Ebonyi Progressives Union, Delta State, Emmanuel Uduma, was in Abakiliki on Sunday, Nov. 21, to hand over the minor to the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Chinwe Okah.
Uduma mentioned Chiamaka was instructed on attending to Burkina Faso that she was purchased with N150,000 and she or he would make N1.2m for her madam and work further months as a intercourse employee to earn her freedom, Punch reviews.
Uduma mentioned the lady escaped and reported to the police and she or he was introduced again to Nigeria.
He mentioned the culprits who lured the lady to Delta State earlier than shifting her to Burkina Faso had been arrested by a group of policemen and the Ebonyi Forum in Delta State and had been dealing with trial in court docket.
The commissioner, Mrs Chinwe Okah, whereas receiving Chiamaka, assured that the state authorities would proceed to guard the curiosity of all residents and indigenes.
Okah counseled the Ebonyi Progressives Union for his or her effort in guaranteeing that the lady was introduced again to the state.
She promised that the state authorities would care for the sufferer and make her dream of going again to highschool a actuality.