Commercial sex workers have called for the prosecution and deportation of HIV positive Irish national who deliberately infected women.
The cause of their worries, according to a member of the National Association of Nigerian Prostitutes (NANP) who gave her name only as Milly, is an Irish national, James Turner, who is a certified HIV virus carrier but had been freely distributing the virus to many Nigerian ladies.
The member who spoke on the telephone, said they are worried as no one can tell who has fallen a victim to the 67-year-old Turner and that has made many of them who may have, at one time or the other, slept with white men, to live in trepidation.
"Most of us, especially those in Ikeja, Festac, and Lekki, are really worried since the news broke that the man had deliberately infected more than six ladies.
No one knows how many of such men are around or who has fallen victims. It is true that many of these white men love unprotected sex and because they pay well, we agree to what they want.
Many prostitutes are worried and some of us have been going for tests since the news broke.
We urge the government to prosecute the man or better still, deport him to his country. What he did is criminal and could lead to the death of many innocent ladies he and others like him have infected," Milly said.
Recall that Turner was arrested last weekend by the Lagos State Police Command after his Nigerian lover, Helen reported that he deliberately infected her with the virus.
During interrogation, he confessed that he knew he was HIV positive and had gone ahead to have unprotected sex with about six ladies.