Residents in Maiduguri, Borno State’s capital, have expressed thanks after the Nigerian military raided underage brothels.
Residents have expressed concern about the brothels in Maiduguri’s Kasuwan Fara, Shagari low-cost neighbourhood.
The brothels, on the other hand, were shut down after a Daily Trust story uncovered their unlawful activities. Residents in the region are claimed to have revealed their horrifying experiences at the brothels.
The military, on the other hand, intervened quickly and made some arrests after closing down the brothels.
“The military raided the place two days ago and arrested some people. The whole place is now quiet. We don’t know where they took the culprits to,” a resident, Halima Abdul, told the news platform, adding that the recent raid and the subsequent patrols by the military in the area had changed the community to a serene environment for the residents.
“We suffered years of torment and misery but with what we are seeing today, normalcy is setting,” she reportedly said.
Another local, Solomon Joseph, who spoke about the raid, called it one of the nicest things that had ever occurred to the neighborhood and urged the military to let those with legitimate business to return.
“There are traders doing their legal business at Kasuwar Fara; we appeal to the military to allow them back,” he said.
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