FG rescues a mother of four from Nigeria, whom her older brother took to Egypt |
Omovunmi Rhoda Aladeboye, a 35-year-old mother of four, allegedly transported to Cairo, Egypt, was rescued by her older brother.
She was flown to Egypt after her brother informed her of a fake nursing job in the United States. However, the Nigerian Diaspora Commission facilitated his return.
After receiving a distress signal from his family, the commission contacted a Nigerian mission in Cairo that rescued the victim from his kidnappers.
Omovunmi, who left the country on March 17, 2020, arrived at Lagos Murtala Mohammed International Airport at about 2 a.m. Saturday.
She was introduced by immigration officers and handed over to the National Anti-Trafficking Agency in the presence of her family representative, Mr. Benjamin Akinbobol.
NIDCOM spokesman Abdur-Rahman Balogun said in a statement that an indigenous woman from Ondo State is currently heading to her hometown of Okitipupa.
In a statement titled “Trafficking in Persons: NIDCOM Promotes Another Trafficked Girl Returning Home While Dabiri Ereva Reiterates Her Calls for Illegally Traveling Young People,” which said the victim, an assistant nurse, was sexually harassed. beaten and abandoned at home by her molesters.
Law, “She became a victim of trafficking on March 17, 2020 and claimed to have been subjected to regular sexual violence, frequent beatings and sometimes imprisonment at home.
“Rhoda, a mother of four, was sold by her closest older brother, who claimed there was an opportunity to work as a nurse in America.”
The statement said that NIDCOM President Abike Dabiri-Ereva encouraged young people who travel to be proactive and alert to dangerous people who sell them for selfish and personal gain.
“The head of NIDCOM said that Omovunmi’s story is the same as that of many victims who were lured abroad on the pretext of looking for work.”
“He insisted that the traffickers be arrested, named, ashamed and punished for their nefarious actions,” the statement said.