Betrayal of Trust is a 76,000 word romantic novel. In recent times, there have been influx of illegal female immigrants, some of them minors from Nigeria into Europe; sponsored by human traffickers, who use all sorts of deceptive tactics to gain their consent only to force them into prostitution. Adesuwa meets Nosa Osawaru when he rescues her after she was raped and her eyes removed by the rapist to prevent her from being able to identify him in case of arrest. He pays for her sight to be restored and marries her afterward. But when his Electronics showroom worth millionaires of naira gets burnt, he connives with a human trafficker, Itohan Don Carlo to sponsor Adesuwa to
for prostitution, pretending she is going to work as a housekeeper. Italy
Adesuwa is promised a housekeeping job as a smokescreen. Before leaving
she swears to an oath never to reveal the identity of her trafficker to the
police and to pay back the cost of her trip to to Itohan with interest.
Failure to comply she will suffer some grave consequences or misfortune to
herself and/or her family. Italy
With visa increasingly difficult to come by and airlines refusing to take passengers without valid traveling papers, she’d to travel through illegal routes through the
After, four months of repeated attempts, she embarks on a treacherous sea
journey to Italian Libya . island
In Italy Itohan subjects her and another girl, Osaro who traveled with her to maltreatments such as flogging and constant harassment before she succumbs to prostitution. Half of the money she earned is collected by Itohan as payment for her expenses and her other services. She faces a series of violence, but after a sexual maniac raped and nearly gets her killed, she returns to
to meet her husband naked in
bed with her best friend, who is already carrying his baby. Nigeria
She feels betrayed and devastated. She leaves for
to overcome the shock. In Lagos
she meets Segun Bankole, a journalist of great repute from aristocratic
background and a widower. He fails in love with Adesuwa but because of her
experience with her estranged husband, she refuses to give in. She however,
accepts to marry Segun after Nosa commits suicide after he is diagnosed of AIDS.
He gets infested through unprotected sex with Osaro; Adesuwa’s friend, who is
repatriated from Lagos
after engaging in prostitution for two years.