The woman who was offered for sale on Facebook by a Lebanese , Wael Jerro , has been rescued.
The Chairperson, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Ms Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Tuesday said the victim , Busari Peace , was with the Nigerian Mission in Beirut, Lebanon .
Jerro had advertised the victim with her Nigerian passport on a Facebook page , ‘ Buy and Sell in Lebanon.’
He put a price tag of $1,000 on the 30- year-old Ibadan, Oyo State indigene.
The post generated outrage on the social media, as many Nigerians called for the arrest of the suspect and rescue of Busari .
Dabiri-Erewa, who announced the arrest of the suspect by the Lebanese government, whom she said also condemned the act of its national.
In a tweet on Tuesday accompanied by a video clip, the former House of Representatives member said the victim had been rescued.
“Update on Nigerian girl put up for sale by a Lebanese, Wael Jerro, on Facebook. She has been rescued and safely with officials of the Nigerian Mission in Beirut, ” she wrote.