A 30-year-old man and his friend of the same age have appeared before a Magistrate Court in Ibadan after being accused of planning to sell his son to raise money for his dead mother’s funeral, Vanguard newspaper reports.
The man and his friend are facing two charges related to conspiracy to sell the six-year-old boy.
The names of the accused were given as Haruna Sule, the boy’s father, and his friend, Abdulfatai Quadri.
They are accused of attempting to sell the boy to an undercover police officer, Vanguard reports.
They both denied the charges.
The case has been adjourned until 31 August.