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Nigerian Secret Police, DSS Stops Dubai-stride Grandma At Lagos Airport From Travelling After Exposing Injustice In SaharaReporters Interview

by Good News

Some vitality-inebriated officers of the Department of Negate Providers like stopped a 66-year-outdated Nigerian lady, Bolanle Adeoye, from travelling to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, as a result of she granted an interview to SaharaReporters whereby she spoke about her ordeal with the Nationwide Company for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Folks (NAPTIP).


SaharaReporters learnt on Sunday that the NAPTIP had already brushed apart allegations levelled towards her and she was once cleared to amble nonetheless for the vitality-inebriated DSS males who insisted she was once going nowhere.

The overzealous DSS personnel are acknowledged as Kuti and Olakunle.


SaharaReporters on February 15 reported that the girl was once stopped from boarding a Dubai-stride flight at the Murtala Muhammed Global Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, on February 4 while going to seek recommendation from her daughter, who currently had pretty one.


Adeoye was once denied from taking the outing and extra subjected to psychological and emotional trauma for merely bearing the identical name as a wanted person on NAPTIP’s look list.


Since being stopped from travelling to Dubai earlier this month, the 66-year-outdated lady has been left at a loss for phrases about what her destiny is.


The Ibadan-primarily based mostly lady’s ordeal began in 2018 when she first visited her daughter in Dubai and was once returning to Nigeria weeks later.


She was once held by DSS officers at the time for bearing the identical name as a infamous child trafficker they’d been searching for since 2010.


After being grilled at the airport by some personnel of the secret police, Adeoye was once thereafter moved to the NAPTIP characteristic of job in Lagos for extra interrogation and traumatising remedy.


She was once accused of escaping from police custody in 2010 earlier than later trafficking two younger females to Lebanon that identical year.


The total clarification the girl gave to content her innocence was once rubbished and overlooked by NAPTIP officers, who quickly seized her amble paperwork earlier than ordering the DSS to detain her.


For the following 11 days, Adeoye was once held in a dingy cell at a DSS facility in Ikoyi, Lagos, entirely within the reduction of off from her teenagers and varied kinfolk.


SaharaReporters learnt on Sunday that the NAPTIP cleared her in a letter titled, “LETTER OF CLEARANCE” dated February 23, 2022.


“Bolanle Adeoye, Born November 22, 1965; I’m directed to issue any instruct (sic) executive particular person that sequel to the pause result of thorough investigation touching on the above-named topic, the agency has brushed apart the case towards Mrs Bolanle Adeoye.


“Attached is a replica of De-look list letter sent to the Director-Typical, Department of Negate Service dated February 15, 2022. With this clearance, you are kindly requested to accord Mrs Bolanle ADEOYE the significant courtesies,” Aganran Ganiu Alao, the NAPTIP Zonal commander signed for the NAPTIP DG. 


SaharaReporters learnt that the DSS in spite of the clearance letters wouldn’t let the girl amble to Dubai.


“She has been held all all over again at the airport. The DSS boldly stated that she’s no longer going anyplace as a result of SaharaReporters intervened for her to earn the clearance letters from NAPTIP. At this time she’s in Lagos airport after rescheduling to finest all paperwork for one more flight to Dubai,” a source stated.


“I was once held for 11 days, sporting handiest one insist of garments all the map by that period in 2018 after DSS arrested me on my map attend from Dubai at the airport in Lagos for bearing the identical name with a wanted human trafficker,” the distraught lady suggested SaharaReporters, nearly breaking down in tears. “After we obtained to NAPTIP, it was once chanced on that DSS officers had changed the assertion I gave. They introduced one more indicating that I admitted to being a human trafficker, that I certainly took two girls to Lebanon.


“While being held at the DSS facility, I was once no longer allowed to spend my medicines for excessive blood strain in spite of how unhealthy my health was once at the time. I appealed to them to enable me to communicate with my teenagers; they suggested me that I could possibly maybe be suggested at any time when any of them visited nonetheless they never did.

“In the intervening time, my teenagers came to that characteristic day-after-day nonetheless they averted them from seeing me, making me judge that my family had abandoned me.


“One amongst the DSS commanders even suggested me to rearrange to head to jail, that detention middle was once meant for humans and that I must no longer be worried, that my teenagers would dwell up for me while I served my jail term. He stated these phrases to me in spite of no longer committing any crime,” she had stated.


But when Adeoye conception that her bitter ordeal by the palms of NAPTIP and DSS officers was once over after that traumatic trip, she was once horrifying.


Other than being held all all over again by the secret police at the Lagos airport earlier this month (February) on her map to seek recommendation from her daughter in Dubai, NAPTIP officers additional humiliated and traumatised her for the identical motive they held her three years within the past, for which she was once later absolved.

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