Drama ensured in Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, on Thursday, when Nemesis caught up with the popular street beggar, Nzube Ekene, who kept trying to be blind.
The mom of two, who often begs for cash at the traffic lights around the famous Fajuyi roundabout with a ten-year-old boy she has trafficked, was detained by the President of the Women’s Lawyers Association recognized as IFAD Mrs Seyi Ojo.
During the detention, Ekene was wearing tattooed cloths and a hat that covered her head, thus deceiving members of the public that she was blind.
She generally sits on the ground while a young woman runs around begging for cash from motorists and travelers on the lights.
Giving her account to Roundoffnews, FIDA chairperson Mrs Seyi Ojo said she was in the queue of vehicle stopped by the traffic light when the girl approached her and begged for money a situation she said touched her heart deeply.
Mrs. Ojo said that when she got to the office, she requested a woman’s invite, hoping to give her help only to find that she was a false.
According to her, the lady was well clothed underneath, but she only coated herself with clothes to draw compassion.
Over eleven thousand nairas were discovered on her as they were at eleven o’clock in the beginning when she was detained.
The little kid she used to ask for cash could not conceal her emotions as she clutched the FIDA chair in the happiness of saving her.
Narrating her ordeal the girl who gave her name as Ada said the woman came to her mother in Imo state and requested that she go with her to the Southwest so that she can assist her trading.
She promised to enroll the girl in school which she never did.
Ada said she was surprised after getting to Ado when the woman told her to be begging on her behalf.
According to Ada, she first insisted but the woman beat and threaten her before she succumbed.
She stated that she had asked the girl overtime to allow her to talk to her mom, but she refused and even ripped the folder where she had written the amount of her mom previously.
The kid also claimed that the woman was used to maltreating her despite the reality that she makes a lot of cash on a regular basis.
Speaking with Roundoffnews, a false blind woman, beggar Ekene, said she was living in Ikare Ondo State, but Imo State.
She stated that she had been engaged in the company to survive because of a absence of work.
She revealed that she was lying to Ada’s mom about her work.