A 35-year-old woman, Blessing Ebuneku Agoro, has been arrested by the police in Ogun State for allegedly selling her two daughters; aged 4 and 2.
Her husband, Oluwaseyi was the one who reported to the police at the Redeemed Camp Divisional headquarters that he could not find when his children when he returned on June 8, 2021 from where he travelled to.
He told the police his wife did not cooperate when he asked for the whereabouts of his daughters.
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According to the spokesman for Ogun Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the police interrogated the woman.
He said, “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 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 300,000.
“Her confession led to the arrest of the said intermediary, Kolawole Imoleayo. They are both assisting the police in their investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.
“He equally directed that, the children must be rescued and brought back to their parents as soon as possible.”