New details have emerged in the case of a baby factory in Ilu-Titun, Okitipupa council area of Ondo State, uncovered by Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
At least 24 persons were arrested in connection with the illegal establishment.
They included: five pregnant women, five nursing mothers, five babies, two of which are less than a month old, and eight men whose duty it was to impregnate the women.
Fresh details about the proprietor of the baby factory, Mrs Happiness Ogundeji, and the principles of its functioning became available.
The suspected owner relocated to Ondo State, after she was arrested in Imo State for a similar offense.
The baby factory was located at a well-secured two-flat apartment in the town. The proprietor was said to have pretended that the baby factory was a natural healing home (herbal clinic).
Young girls, aged from 19 to 25 were recruited into the home where some young men purposely work to impregnate them. (This is terrible, and there are children amongst them............God help us)
Once a girl was pregnant, she was separated from those yet to be impregnated.
After delivery, the girls are offered ridiculous amount, their babies taken from them and sold to rich men and women who pay millions of naira, depending on the sex of the baby.
Twins are said to be the costliest as they go for N2.5 million.
It was further discovered that the proprietor is assisted in the factory by a Cameroonian.
One of the pregnant girls in her early twenties simply called ‘Grace’ claimed to be a student of Lagos State University, and is engaged to the son of the proprietor.
The supposed husband insisted that his mother had not committed any crime while the proprietor denied operating a baby factory.
Items discovered at the factory included eight luxury cars, foodstuff, baby items, and many more.
The house used for the illegal business had been sealed off by security operatives.
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