Human Trafficking: Lebanese Government Arrests Man Behind Plot to Sell Trafficked Nigerian Girl on Facebook
The Lebanese government has arrested a Mr. Wael Jerro for onward prosecution against criminal sales of a Nigerian girl.
Chairman, Nigerians in diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa recently announced on twitter.
Recall in January this year, a Nigerian girl, Omolola Ajayi, who was trafficked to Lebanon regained her Freedom and was handed over to the Nigerian ambassador in Beirut.
She cried out in a video that went viral that she thought she was going to teach English in Lebanon but instead was sold into slavery.
According to the Global Slavery Index report of 2018, Nigeria ranks 32/167 of the countries with highest number of slaves, 1,386,000.
Only 2% of those who are trafficked are trafficked outside Nigeria.