- Ariowolo Olamide Temitope, who was offered for sale for $1 000 dollars in Lebanon, has refused to return to Nigeria
- The 31-year-old was put up for sale on Facebook by Lebanese man, Wael Jerro
- The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says the lady has secured another job in Lebanon
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Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has said that the lady who was put up for sale on Facebook has refused to return to Nigeria.
Briefly.co.za gathers that the 31-year-old Ariowolo Olamide Temitope was offered for sale for $1 000 in Lebanon.
The news was shared with the Lebanese ambassador to Nigeria Houssan Diab when Dabiri-Erewa said the lady has secured another job in Lebanon.
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That Oyo state government pleaded with Ariowolo to return home but she refused.
“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.
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“The remaining 10 are facing judicial issues bothering on alleged theft and attempted murder. Nine are facing theft case and one facing attempted murder."
Temitope was rescued by authorities in April.
This was disclosed by the chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa via Twitter on 28 April.
According to Dabiri-Erewa who is a former Nigerian federal lawmaker, the young lady is now safely with officials of the Nigerian mission in Beirut.
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