The men of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo West Local Government area of Ondo State have arrested a 22- year – old woman , Seun Oladayo for selling her day – old baby girl for N 10, 000 to a pastor.
Oladayo, who hails from Abejoye in Ondo kingdom said she could not cater for the baby because the father the child , one Tope, dumped her the day he was told that she was pregnant .
” I asked the Pastor to take the baby away and bring N 10 , 000 because I don’ t know how I am going to take care of the baby. ” she confessed .
The pastor identified as Olawale , popularly called Eri Aditu , however reported the matter to Amotekun’ s office in Ondo and the young woman was arrested.
He said the baby was given to him in a sack with the placenta by the mother who was desperate to sell her baby.
” I was told to bring N 10, 000 , so that they can give the doctor N 5, 000 for his job and I did because if I did not , another person would come and buy the baby . ” said Olawale . ” I went to the Amotekun to report the woman and she was handed over to Police at Area Commander Yaba in Ondo West Local Government Area . “