Wife Accuses Housemaid Of Stealing Husband’s Attention, Beat Her To Stupor
Housemaid Accused Of Seducing Her Madam’s Husband Recounts Ordeal As She Blames Parents For Being Poor
A beautiful lady who has worked as a maid for different families in Lagos has narrated her hellish ordeal in the hands of her bosses.
According to the Lagos-based young lady, she was once beaten to stupor by the wife of one of her employers after she accused her of seducing her husband.
Here is how she narrated her ordeal to Humans of New York via Facebook:
“I want to live a happy life. I’m tired of living a poor life. I’m trying to save money for school but nothing is working. I’ve left home three different times looking for work. The first time I found a job as a housekeeper. But every morning when I got dressed the man would try to touch me. I was only seventeen.
He wouldn’t even stop when I threatened to tell on him. His wife blamed me for his attention. She beat me severely. There were bruises all over my body.
She didn’t even allow me to eat. But I tried to stay because I wanted to go to school so badly. Then one morning he tried to rape me in the bath, and I finally ran away. When I found a new housekeeping job, the same thing happened. This time it was a pastor.
So a few weeks ago I switched to a cleaning job at an art gallery. But they just fired me for speaking to the visitors. I don’t know why this always happens to me. It makes me so angry. I get mad at my parents for being poor. I get mad at my friends for going to school.
When I see their graduation pictures on Facebook, I just start crying. I’m already twenty years old. I should be finishing school, but I haven’t even started yet. But everything has it’s own time. Hopefully my time will come too.”