Professor Richard Solomon Tarfa – who runs the Du Merci orphanages in Kano and Kaduna States in Nigeria, with his wife, Mercy – was arrested on Christmas Day 2019 and held in detention for almost a year before being released on bail.
The children were moved to a state-run orphanage where 17 still remain. According to reports, they are being mistreated and prevented from going to school or church.
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Send an email to the Nigerian High Commissioner: urge the Nigerian government to drop all charges against Professor Tarfa, and ensure the speedy return of the children.
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