A Lebanese citizen identified as Jerro, on Tuesday, placed a Nigerian woman on sale on Facebook.
Jerro, who according to reports resides in Beirut Lebanon, sent in an image and the data page of the 30 year old Nigerian woman, Peace Busari Ufuoma on a Facebook group which is called ‘Buy and Sell Lebanon.’
He also placed a bill of $1,000 on the domestic worker, saying the Nigerian was very active and very clean.
When observed by Thekokospot, the passport, which was acquired in May 2018, indicated that the victim hails from Ibadan in Oyo State.
The occurrence, which has generated different reactions , was brought to light by an Instagram user, @thereneeabisaad, who also called on the Nigerian government to save the victim.
“This is inhuman. I have reported to the Nigerian embassy. Please do the same if you know anyone in the Nigerian embassy in Lebanon,” she wrote.
Reacting, Abike Dabiri-Erewa the Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, while confirming the incident, on Twitter, said the case has been reported to the Nigerian mission in Lebanon.
She added that a manhunt for the culprit has already been launched.
Abike said, “The Nigerian mission in Lebanon has since reported to the host authorities.
“A manhunt is on for the man and all out search for the young girl. Let’s keep her in our prayers.”
A visit to the facebook page on Wednesday shows that the suspect already deleted his account.