23-year-old teacher, Omolola Ajayi, who was trafficked to Lebanon, has been rescued after an intervention by the Nigerian government.
Omolola, a mother of one was trafficked on the guise that she was going to teach English language. The person responsible for her trafficking has now been arrested.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, confirmed the rescue of Ajayi from the home of her “master” she was sold to, also revealed that she is now in Beirut with the Nigerian Ambassador to Lebanon.
Cnfirming the rescue, Abike wrote on Twitter;
“The alleged trafficker has been arrested and will be handed over to NAPTIP.The family of the lady have been traced ..Kwara Gov is personally on the matter. All hands on deck to ensure the trafficked lady returns”
“Breaking news. Update on the viral video of trafficked Nigerian girl in Lebanon. She is now happily in the hands of the Nigerian Amb in Beirut , received warmly and happy to be in safe hands. She will be home soon by Gods grace”.