A middle aged man, Ojo Abefe has been arrested by the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and Other Related Matters, Ekiti State over alleged child trafficking.
The suspect, a native of Ada, Osun State, was said to have sold two ladies including a minor to Mali for prostitution.
Parading the suspect, the Head, National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and Other Related Matters, Mr. Oladimeji Samson confirmed that the suspect was handed over to the agency by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Ekiti State.
According to Mr. Samson, the act of human trafficking has become rampant in Ekiti State and must be stopped.
He confirmed that about twenty suspects have been arrested between January and now with 23 victims rescued.
Narrating her ordeal, one of the victims rescued, Oluwatosin Apata said she was sold to an agent by Abefe who attempted to lure her into prostitution.
Stating that she spent 4month in Mali, before she was rescued.