A Housewife identified as Blessing Ebuneku Agoro, 35 has been arrested by operatives of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly selling her daughters Semilore Agoro 4 years and Deborah Agoro 2 years for N300,000.
According to the command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was reported by her husband Oluseyi, who travelled for a while and upon his arrival he couldnt find his two daughters.
“upon the report, the DPO Redeemed Camp division, CSP Alabi Akinjide detailed his detectives to apprehend the suspect, who had already been with the camp’s code of conduct department”.
“On interrogation, the suspect explained to the police that, her husband left home for the past two years, and while he was away, she found it difficult to cater for the two children with her other two children she had for another man”.
“She stated further that while she was contemplating on what to do, one Kolawole Imoleayo introduced her to a couple in Port Harcourt who are in dare need of children, and she sold the two daughters to the couple at the rate of three hundred thousand naira (#300,000)”.
“Her confession led to the arrest of the said intermediary, Kolawole Imoleayo. They are both assisting the police in their investigation”,
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner asked that the children be rescued and reconciled to parents while the case be transferred to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.