Sandra (Pseudonym) was trafficked to Ivory Coast in 2008. Earlier than she left Nigeria, she was informed that they’re taking her to France solely to finish up in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast.
Upon arrival, her madam (Trafficker) informed her that she has to hitch different women of their prostitution work in different to reimburse what was spent in bringing her to the West African nation. Sandra refused, and an issue ensued between each of them. Nonetheless, she was in a position to escape from captivity by way of the assistance of a man and she or he promised to pay her madam the agreed quantity when she finds her ft within the nation.
Life was troublesome for Sandra, an incapacity to talk French additionally posed an issue for her. She used to beg us for cash after the shut of service at RCCG church. On one event, I informed her to return to Nigeria and proceed the vocational coaching which she had deserted. After struggling for a 12 months, the long run wanting bleak, the 22-year outdated Nigerian woman from Edo state determined to return to Nigeria. She purchased the bus ticket that may take her from Abidjan to Cotonou, from there she is going to get a bus that may take her to Lagos.
One night, after she had completed getting ready dinner for the woman she was squatting with. Based on her, she stated she had a change of thoughts in regard to what she was going to eat. She stepped out of the home to purchase a powdered milk in sachet which prices round 80 naira when transformed in order that she may make tea. On her solution to the close by kiosk in Treichville the place she lives, she noticed a distressed white man who was observing her. At first, she ignored however the man saved staring that was when she requested the man “What’s the downside,?” the man gave a gleeful chuckle and replied “Oh you communicate English? ”
Please I’ve an issue, he stated” and he narrated his issues to Sandra