A person, Chukwunoso Happiness and his spouse, Chukwunonso Blessing have been arrested for alleged little one trafficking.
Police mentioned the couple purchased two youngsters – Joshua James, 6 and Samuel Gbawune, Three for N140,000.
The duo was nabbed on Thursday round 10:30pm following a tip off.
Blessing, who lives 23 Masebinu Street, Igbede, Ojo was first arrested on Thursday evening with the children alongside Alaba International Market.
On interrogated, she informed the police that she was taking the children to Anambra State.
According to her, the boys have been adopted by her 40-year-old husband, Happiness from a Motherless Baby residence in Jos, Plateau State and dropped at Lagos.
She mentioned she was taking them to Onitsha to satisfy her husband.
Police on Friday arrested Happiness round 7am.
He was mentioned to have confessed to the police that he purchased the children for N140,000 from Mama Oyoo in Jos Township.
An announcement by the police spokesman, Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent (DCP), mentioned data from a reputable supply, made detectives from Ojo Division led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Abdullah Malah, to arrest the couple.
Elkana mentioned: “One Chukwunonso Blessing, 30 of 23 Masebinu Street, Igbede, Ojo was arrested. She was seen alongside Alaba International Market with two kids particularly Joshua James, 6 and Samuel Gbawune, 3, attempting to board a car to Onitsha, Anambra State. Upon questioning, she claimed that the boys have been adopted by her husband, one Chukwunoso Happiness, 40, from a Motherless Baby residence in Jos, Plateau State and dropped at Lagos.
“That she was taking them to Onitsha to meet her husband. On Friday around 7am, the said husband was also arrested by the police. He confessed to have brought the kids at the sum of N140,000 from one Mama Oyoo of Jos township. The kids were recovered.”
The police spokesman mentioned efforts are on to establish the children’ dad and mom and reunite them.
The Command, Elkana mentioned, known as on Motor Park operators, union members and effectively that means Nigerians to control passengers with youngsters that seem in suspicious method.