A commercial sex worker, Victoria Chukwube has been apprehended in Ebonyi state while trying to sell her baby.
According to the State Police in Ebonyi, the woman was apprehended for allegedly trying to discard her baby for N40,000 only.
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Odah said, “So her name is Chukwube Victoria, she told us she is a commercial sex hawker and that she has this baby which she is carrying.
The 32-year-old woman said she needed to sell the four-month-old baby boy in order to raise money to start a business of selling drinks.
Ebonyi State Police spokesperson, Loveth Odah said Chukwube was arrested following a tip-off.
“She said if she leaves here she would continue to look out for prospective buyers.
“But we tried to talk to her and to make her see the value of being a mother, but she refused.
“She even told us that if we allow her to go home with the baby she will throw the baby away and that she can’t tell who got her pregnant.”
While Interrogating the lady, she refused to disclose her state of origin or local government but maintained that she does not have the financial capacity to take on the responsibility of caring for the child.
Chukwube said, “I am from Nigeria, 32 years old, a commercial sex hawker and my baby is just four months old. “I want to sell the baby at the rate of N40,000 to start up a business. I have a fridge and I reside at Ogbe Hausa in Abakaliki.”