A 32-year-old woman, Susan John, is in big trouble with men of
the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil
Defence Corps (NSCDC), for child trafficking after she tricked
her 13-year-old niece identified as Faith, into prostitution »
while she pockets the proceed.
John, who is also said to be a prostitute operates at a brothel
called Royal Crown Hotel, on Car Street, Akure, the state
She was said to have brought the girl from her hometown in
Akwa Ibom State with the intention of giving her a job, only to
force her into prostitution » and collected any money the men
who slept with the girl paid.
The NSCDC Public Relations Officer in the state, Kayode
Balogun, explained that officials of the command raided the
brothel following a tip-off from some residents living around
the area, and arrested John and six other prostitutes.
He said officials of the National Agency for Prohibition of
Trafficking in Persons and other Related Offences (NAPTIP),
would conduct further investigation into the child and sex
“The act is totally unacceptable and wrong for the society. We
will hand the women over to NAPTIP for further questioning.”
Narrating her ordeal, the teenage victim said she was lured from
her hometown in Akwa Ibom to Akure with the promise that she
would work as a housemaid, but later discovered she had been
recruited into a prostitute ring.
She explained that when she got to Akure, she was lodged in a
brothel, where she was told that she was brought to become a
“I arrived at Akure last week Tuesday for the job only to
discover that it was a prostitute work that I was brought here to
I told her that I want to go back to my village as this was not
the type of work she told me about, but she threatened me.
The woman collected the service money from me anytime I went
to meet with a man. I have made up to N6,000 and slept with
more than three men since last week.”
This world is indeed a wicked place how can a human being do this kind of wickedness to her own sister? Forcing your own blood sister’s daughter into prostitution,she is still a child what does she know about sex? How are you ever going to be able to face your sister again in life,I pity you,May GOD have mercy on you.Gubi