A Rev Sister and Onitsha commercial sex workers’ journey to redemption

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A Rev Sister and Onitsha commercial sex workers' journey to redemption
A Rev Sister and Onitsha commercial sex workers' journey to redemption
Images of Rev. Sr. Dorothy Okoli and the sex workers her foundation has rehabilitated.
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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, NNEWI

Prostitution by young girls and ladies has become a thriving business in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, and its environs. The hot spots are Nsugbe, Obosi, Nkpor, Ogidi, all in Idemili North Local Government Area; Nkwelle-Ezunaka and Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government; Umueri and Aguleri in Anambra East; Oba, Umuoji and Akwaukwu, in Idemili South, and Okpoko, Odoekpe and Atani in Ogbaru Local Government, all in Anambra State.

One common and striking thing about the communities mentioned is that they are all suburbs of Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, where business activities thrive. As a result, the commercial activities and developments that made Onitsha a town everybody wants to come and settle to do business or learn trade, are fast affecting the communities with development and a vibrant social life.

As this happens,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper