A lady Etiennette Ajoluje shared her experience with young commercial sex workers at a brothel in the slum in Lagos.
Sharing specifics of her visit to the brothel on Friday 6 November, she revealed that the girls make an average of N5000 sleeping with 5-7 men a day. She also found out about four of the girls were breastfeeding and one was a mother to a 16-month-old infant.
According to Ms Ajoluje, the girls she met shared their desire to end prostitution.
Read her message below:
”3 months ago, a young beautiful girl approached me and pleaded with tears in her eyes to help her leave the street.
”She is a SEX-WORKER. She called me 4 days ago, the reason am making this post now. I took her to a local restaurant (Mama put), we ate & drank. I made her feel so relaxed so that she can tell me what really happened.
”She sleeps with 5-7 men daily and gets #500-1000 per person. She took me to the brothel where she pays #1k daily
I met a girl with her 1 yr & 4months old baby in d same brothel. I saw 4 pregnant ones. 10 of them told me with tears that they want to become gud gals
Some of them are hairdressers, tailors, caterers etc. I beg my people. Make una ADVISE & HELP ME LOOK DIS MATA. NA MESSENGER I BE OOH.