Two ladies were detained by members of the Ogun State Police Command for reportedly running a baby factory in Agbado, in the state's Ifo Local Government Area.
The suspects, Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu, were detained on August 27, 2022, as a result of information received by police, according to the state police public relations officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the development in a statement on Monday.
Oyeyemi said detectives from the Agbado Divisional Police team were deployed to the area where the said Christiana Iyama and Margaret Ogwu were arrested.
"Preliminary investigation revealed that Margaret Ogwu was one of the girls harboured by Christiana Iyama who employed the service of a man to impregnate her and collected the child on delivery which she sold at the rate of N400,000 to one of her customers.
“She also confessed to the police that she has sold up to three children from different women to her different customers.”©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.