Ogun State Police Command have Arrested A 35-year-old mother, Blessing Ebuneku Agoro, for selling her two biological daughters – Semilore Agoro (4yrs) and Deborah Agoro (2yrs) for N300,000 in Ogun State.
According to Africhome Sources, the woman sold the children without the knowledge of her husband, Oluwaseyi Agoro, who reported the matter to the police.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Sunday, said that the husband reported at the Redeemed Camp Divisional Headquarters that he travelled for some time and returned on Tuesday without seeing his two daughters.
According to the PPRO, Oluwaseyi told the police that efforts to make his wife tell him the whereabouts of the girls yielded no result.Upon the report, the suspect was apprehended and 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 furthered explained that while thinking of what to do, one Kolawole Imoleayo introduced her to a Port Harcourt couple, who she said were in dire need of children and sold her two daughters to the couple at the rate of 300,000.
The police image maker added that her confession led to the arrest of the said Imoleayo.