The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has warned Nigerians of the booming organ harvest in parts of the Middle East, urging them to beware of fake foreign travel agencies.
According to press statement signed by Mr Ikechukwu Attah, National Protocol Officer, IOM-Nigeria, these fake agencies promise their victims to work abroad and help with their travel documents, only to put them in harm’s way.
“Beware of fake foreign agencies that promise work abroad. They process your papers, pay your ticket and then take you abroad in pretense that they want to get you a job there.
“Instead, they end up killing their victims and harvesting all the valuable body parts.
“A lot of people were offered jobs in the Middle East but up to now their family members cannot trace their whereabouts,“ Attah said. Read more