A file picture of Wael Jerro. Supply: [email protected]
A Lebanese man, Wael Jerro, has been arrested by authorities in that nation for promoting a Nigerian woman on the market on Fb.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Fee (NIDCOM) confirmed this in a tweet on Thursday, a day after Lebanese authorities condemned the incident.
It famous that following the Fb put up by the suspect, the Nigerian Mission in Lebanon had swung into motion.
A global passport mentioned to have been obtained from the sufferer in Might 2018 revealed that she hailed from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
NIDCOM mentioned the case was reported to the Lebanese authorities whereas a manhunt was launched to apprehend the suspect.
Based on it, the Lebanese Ministry of Labour issued a press release by which it mentioned Jerro’s motion was fully unethical and in contravention of the nation’s legal guidelines.
A file picture of NIDCOM Chairperson, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
The ministry had additionally promised to take authorized motion towards the suspect for human trafficking earlier than a reliable judicial authority.
In the meantime, the Nigerian Mission in Lebanon has demanded that the sufferer be handed over to it unconditionally and in good well being.
See the tweets by NIDCOM beneath:
A giant due to the Nigerian mission in Lebanon for swinging into quick motion.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Fee (@nidcom_gov) April 23, 2020