The EBUBEAGU security network in a combined effort with the community vigilante during a security checks along Ebonyi and cross river states border town nabbed two suspected child traffickers at the Abaomege axis of Onicha LGA.
The suspects, (one Achibong from Akwaibom and Blessing Akpan from Crossrivers state), who have succeded in beating security checkpoints while journeying from Crossrivers state ran out of luck when they got to Abaomege, a community in Onicha LGA. The security men (Ebubeagu) who were on stop and search at the border between Ebonyi state and Crossriver upon checking their vehicle was shocked to discover that about a week old baby wrapped in baby’s cloth was in one of the suspect’s sack, while another baby of about two weeks was seen in another sack belonging to the second suspect who happens to be a pregnant woman.
The office of her Excellency, the wife of the executive governor of Ebonyi state, Chief Mrs Rachel Ogonna Umahi have since instructed that the babies be taken to the intensive care unit (ICU) of federal teaching hospital Abakaliki for adequate care until further information about the babies are established.
On his part, the executive chairman of Onicha LGA, Engr. Felix Ogbonna Igboke thanked the Ebubeagu security network and the community villiglante for a job well done and charged every community leaders to be vigilant and watchful always as security is the job of everyone.
The suspects are already cooling their heels in police custody for further investigation and prosecution.