10 Nigerian Women Barred From Leaving Lebanon By Employers
Ten Nigerian women, who migrated to Lebanon for home work, have been barred from leaving the nation by their employers.
The women are a part of 130 Nigerian younger ladies stranded in Lebanon and billed for evacuation.
It was gathered that their employers connived with the Lebanese Police to cease them from leaving the Asian nation.
A supply in Lebanon, who spoke with Newsmen, mentioned the employers of the ten women is perhaps utilizing them for prostitution, therefore the explanation they are not looking for them to return to Nigeria.
“It appears the employers of these Nigerian ladies who don’t settle for their return are utilizing these ladies for prostitution and their voices has not been heard,” the supply hinted.
In a letter to Nigeria’s Minister of Overseas Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, by the Nigerian Ambassador to Lebanon, Goni Modu Zanna Bura, obtained by Newsmen, it was said that the Workplace of the Normal Safety in Lebanon had withheld the exit clearance of the women and an arrest warrant had been issued on them.
“Could I nevertheless regrettably, report additionally that the host workplace of the Normal Safety had withheld exit clearances in respect of 10 women out of the returnees.
“This unhappy growth was predicated on a report stuffed by their Lebanese employers to the police, in so doing, the ten Nigerians had been positioned on cease record and subsequently a warrant for his or her arrest was issued by the authorities,” the letter by the ambassador reads partly.
The Nigerian ambassador, nevertheless, promised that the mission will proceed to observe up the case with a view to acquiring obligatory authorized approval and clearances to allow the secure return of the ten women.
With the evacuation set to start from Sunday (at present) via September 30, the ambassador mentioned the mission will proceed to observe the case.
The ten women stopped from leaving Lebanon embrace Ajara Kehinde, Alliu Kaothar Adeola, Aremu Idowu Elizabeth, Azeez Funmilayo Afusat, Fatokun Oluwadunsin Deborah, Olomohugbe Ifeoluwa Ebun, Oluwafemi Damilola Oluwaseun, Yisah Kafayat Adetutu, Ojelabi Christianah Adenike and Sunday Rosemary Christopher.