Ghanaian Musician eShun has noticed that the variety of younger Nigerian ladies who’re participating in business intercourse actions in Ghana is alarming. The Akyia Hitmaker made the assertion on her Fb web page replace on Worldwide Ladies’s Day.
Written By: Nadia Abena Addo
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Throughout a phone interview on Friday eight March 2019 on Worldwide Ladies’s Day, the UNHCR Excessive-Degree Supporter known as on related authorities to seek out respectable jobs for the women who appear to be principally trafficked to Ghana to interact in such unlawful actions.
eShun, who expressed outrage on the matter when requested to elaborate on her Ladies’s Day message acknowledged that there’s an growing variety of Nigerian feminine residents participating in illicit actions in giant elements of Ghana. She elaborated,
“You’ll see these girls standing in some areas the place prostitutes stand to interact of their actions. I’ve seen them in areas equivalent to Wejia, Tema, Cantonment Roundabout, East Legon, Takoradi Vienna Metropolis, Kumasi Vienna Metropolis, Spintex Ecobank Space, and so on. After talking to lots of the girls, I found that a number of of them are Nigerians. The unhappy a part of that is that the majority of them are very younger ladies between the ages of 15 and 16, possibly 17 years previous”.
eShun indicated that the actions of those younger ladies is denting the picture of each Nigeria and Ghana,
“I’ve discovered loads from the Nigerian music business, been there numerous occasions and Nigeria is and can at all times be part of not simply me however many Ghanaians. It’s a stunning nation so it hurts to see these ladies, particularly at such a younger age being concerned in such actions.”
“Anytime I see them I generally method and discuss to them, realising how younger a few of them are, I think about them being in class and doing one thing higher with themselves. Even when it means going from door to door to do laundry, being a home employee to earn an revenue and begin one thing on their very own, even perhaps be taught a commerce to equip themselves for the long run. This might be significantly better than participating in business intercourse actions. I’ve youthful sisters and seeing these younger girls is heartbreaking”, the Somebody Loves Me Hitmaker lamented throughout the phone interview.
eShun mentioned it was excessive time the Nigerian neighborhood in Ghana supported the Nigerian Excessive Commissioner and the Ghanaian Authorities to work at nipping such destructive actions within the bud as a result of certainly this places each Nigeria and Ghana in a foul mild.
The Highlife star revealed throughout our dialog seeing the police turning a blind eye to the state of affairs, claiming, “Generally you see the policemen round however the girls proceed their solicitation as if they weren’t round. I really feel if the police had been doing their job nicely, we as a nation might be able to curb this downside. I as soon as requested a girl who sells meals close to one of many solicitation hotspots in regards to the state of affairs and she or he mentioned even the police patronize their providers! I can’t fathom why ladies of that age who must be in class learning are on the streets practising prostitution?” eShun puzzled.
eShun made these feedback Friday eight March 2019 on Worldwide Ladies’s Day the place she concluded that extra might be accomplished inside the nation and by our girls, particularly, to assist our extra susceptible ones in society.
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