The police in Ogun state have arrested a 51-year-old mother of nine, Ogbonnaya Florence, for allegedly running a baby factory in the state.
The suspect was arrested in her hideout after 11 young girls were rescued by the police.
When interrogated, Ogbonnaya denied the allegation. She said she is duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission to run a motherless babies home but is yet to get it running as she is currently building the facility to be used.
”I never went to anybody’s house or force anybody. They peacefully come to me to lay their complains. If I can help them, I will tell them okay I will help you.
I have never sold any baby or bought any baby from anybody but I have registered motherless babies home, I registered child care, I registered destitute home. I haven’t started it because I am building a place to start it up”
Confirming her arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said
The victims were drawn from different parts of the South Eastern states. Dome are from Abia state, some from Imo state, some from Ebonyi state. She gathered them across the states of the South East and brought them here. for the purpose of human trafficking.
The command has started its investigation on it and she will be charged to court”