Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), revealed that the Nigerian lady, Ariowolo Olamide Temitope, who was put up for in Lebanon for $1,000 has refused to return to Nigeria.
The man who intended to sell her was Lebanese man, Wael Jerro.
Dabiri-Erewa confirmed that the lady has secured another job in Lebanon.
That Oyo state government made frantic efforts and pleaded with her to return home but she refused and chose to stay on in Lebanon.
TRAFFICKING: LEBANESE EMBASSY SUSPENDS ISSUANCE OF WORKING VISAS TO NIGERIANS, RESCUES 69 FROM LEBANON.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) June 4, 2020
Dabiri-Erewa said: “Not even the plea by her State government, Oyo State could make her change her mind as she insisted on staying back. 69 of the 79 Nigerians that were due for return to the country were evacuated last week at the expense of the Lebanese government and Lebanese community in Nigeria”.
Reports confirm that the remaining 10 are facing judicial issues bothering on alleged theft and attempted murder. Nine are said to be facing facing theft case and one facing attempted murder.
Dabiri-Erewa had on Twitter April 28 disclosed that Temitope was rescued by authorities in April.
The former Nigerian federal lawmaker who heads NIDCOM hinted that Temitope is now safely with officials of the Nigerian mission in Beirut.