Man trafficks teenage girls to Ghana for prostitution 

…Nabbed, girls rescued 

CITIZENS COMPASS – Security authorities have rescued about 10 teenage girls who were allegedly trafficked to Ghana for prostitution.

The teenagers were mostly between the ages of 14 and 16.

The authorities have also arrested a man who allegedly trafficked underage girls for prostitution.

Different trending videos on Friday, captured the rescued girls being interviewed by some adults who were asking the girls about their identity.
According to the interview, some of the teenagers claimed they hail from Imo, Plateau, and Edo States.

While three of them; a set of twins and one other claimed to be siblings, another claimed to be a sibling to the principal suspect.

In one of the videos, the teenagers sat on a bench as they were being interviewed while the suspect was being questioned though he did not disclose his name.

Another video captured the girls after they were rescued as a NIDO official was heard saying, “We just rescued all these ones from one single person, innocent Nigerian children that were brought here to do what they wouldn’t have wished to do.

According to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), the girls, all under the age of 18, were reportedly lured from Nigeria to Ghana under the guise of seeking greener pastures unknown to them that they were being exploited.

Some of the girls said they were being used for prostitution and exploited by the men.

In another video, the man claimed he was paying the girls for the services rendered to him.

The teenagers said their parents were unaware that they had been trafficked to Ghana.

Dabiri said the girls were rescued by the Nigerians in the Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), an umbrella association for Nigerians living in Ghana.

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