Franca Asemota, whose extradition was sought by the UK for offences bordering on trafficking of minors, has been ordered by Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, to be extradited. Asemota, 36, is
wanted by the UK government for trafficking of minors to Europe through London. She was accused of allegedly organising a network that trafficked young women, mostly teenagers, from remote Nigerian villages.
The girls were promised education or jobs such as hairdressing, but were forced into prostitution. Ms. Asemota was arrested by the EFCC, on March 24, 2015, in Benin, Edo State, on suspicion of money laundering offences. .
On arrest, checks on her profile revealed that she had been on the wanted list of the National Crime Agency of the UK. On Wednesday, Justice Kafarati ordered her to be extradited to the UK to face trial for the charges filed against her….. after passing a vote of no confidence on her eyebrows…..