My wife abandoned me because I returned from Libya blind - Man shares horrible experience

My wife abandoned me because I returned from Libya blind - Man shares horrible experience

- In his quest to seek a better life for himself, Stanley Ogieriakhi became blind and lost his dear wife

- Stanley said he left Nigeria for Libya and returned blind because of what he experienced in the North African country

- The young man is suffering from glaucoma and life has been a hellish one for him

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Stanley Ogieriakhi, a Nigerian man who returned from Libya after losing his sight, has disclosed that his wife left him because he came home blind.

Speaking with, Stanley said he lost his sight as a result of the assault he experience when he got to Libya. According to the Nigerian, he alongside others were detained and beaten.

My Wife Abandoned me Because I Returned from Libya Blind: Nigerian Man Declares, Shares Horrible Experience
Stanley's wife left him because he returned from Libya blind.
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Stanley said their captors would ask them to call people that could send them money from Nigeria or Europe. According to him, anyone who doesn't have people to call will be tortured or killed.

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The Edo State indigene who has three kids said it has not been easy for him since he returned back home.

In his words:

"I try to speak to my kids on the phone, but wife does not allow them to talk to me. She told me she was no longer interested in me."

Stanley advised Nigerians against illegal migration, saying the consequence is always dire.

Emphasising the danger of travelling illegally, he said people who embark on such a journey either lose their lives or experience hell.

In similar news, a Nigerian lady identified as Sola Babatunde shared the terrible experience she had in Libya.

Speaking with, the 28-year-old lady said she was abandoned by her boyfriend because she refused to sleep with him.

According to Sola, she was taken to Libya by road and employed as a maid. She said she was asked to pay back the N500,000 travel expenses, adding that she paid the money for one and a half years.

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