160 Children Rescued From A “Baby Factory” In Lagosby Blessing 26/04/2018 | 3:13 0 Posted in Crime, News, Politics, Social Issues More than 160 children have been rescued from a “baby factory” and two unregistered orphanages in Nigeria’s main city, Lagos, an official has said.Some of the babies and children had been sexually abused, Agboola Dabiri added.It is not uncommon for Nigerian authorities to raid “baby factories”.In some cases, unmarried pregnant women are promised healthcare, only for their children to be taken away. In others, women are raped and made pregnant.The babies can be sold for adoption, used for child labour, trafficked to Europe for prostitution or killed for ritual purposes.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Spiritualist in court for failing to boost client's business, after collecting N8.5mIn February, Lagos police told local media they had uncovered a case where a pregnant woman went to a private home to have her baby delivered – only for the baby to be taken away and sold.Speaking after the latest raids, Mr Dabiri, the Commissioner for Youths and Social Development in Lagos State, said 100 girls and 62 boys had been rescued.“The children and teenagers rescued from the ‘baby factory’ and homes were placed at government-approved homes for care and protection,” he added.In 2013, 17 pregnant teenagers and 11 babies were rescued from a house in south-eastern Imo state. The girls said they had been raped by one man.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Federal Government increases Import tariffIn 2012, a UK judge raised concerns about “desperate childless parents” being caught up in baby-selling scams in Nigeria.There was evidence that women were going to Nigeria seeking fertility treatment, then being sold unwanted babies, the judge said. How My Arabian Husband Killed Our 3 Daughters - Fatima Mohamid Khalil See The Face Of Monica Osagie, The Student Who Exposed A Professor For Trying To Sleep With Her For Marks Enjoy and Share Post:FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInEmailPinterestloading... Tags:Baby Factory, dabiri, lagos  Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.