April 26, 2020

Lebanese who advertised Nigerian woman for sale has been arrested by the Lebanese government

The Lebanese man who advertised a Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook has been arrested. There was outrage when Wael Jerro put up a post on a Facebook page, ‘Buy and Sell in Lebanon', advertising Busari Peace, 30, with her Nigerian passport. He put a price tag of $1,000 on the Nigerian woman who is from Oyo State. It was later revealed that a manhunt has been launched for Wael Jerro. He has now been found and arrested. The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, announced the arrest of Jerro via her Twitter handle on Thursday, April 23. She added that he was arrested by the Lebanese government, and will be prosecuted. She tweeted: "Breaking news on Trafficked Nigerian girl for sale on Facebook by a Lebanese! The Lebanese Government just announced the arrest of Mr WAEL JERRO for onward prosecution against criminal sales of a human, a young Nigerian girl."She added: "A big thanks to the Nigerian mission in Lebanon for swinging into immediate action."The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission also made the same announcement via its official Twitter handle.