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I sold my baby 150,000 naira to pay house rent ― Mother confesses

A 23-year-old mother of three, Miss Mercy Okon who sold her 3-month-old baby for 150,000 naira has revealed that she needed the money to pay her house rent and offset other bills.

that it was out of poverty and desperation that she did what she did in a bid to help herself.

According to her the father of the child left her when she was six months pregnant and she has two other children that she left with her mother since she just gave birth and can no longer continue with her food business.

According to her the father of the child left her when she was six months pregnant and she has two other children that she left with her mother since she just gave birth and can no longer continue with her food business.

” It was from there that I was offered 150,000 which I collected before handing over my three months old baby to them and in the process, police got involved and I was arrested,” she said.

Vanguard gathered that efforts were being made to arrest other members of the group.

 

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