Can domestic servants be considered as security threats?

In major Nigerian cities, especially Lagos and Abuja, the demand for domestic servants such as house maids, cooks and security guards is quite high because of the long hours of work which keep most couples out late.

Observers note that the compelling need for households to hire domestic servants has, in recent times, given many unscrupulous elements in the society the leeway to foment trouble in various homes.

They argue that the upsurge of domestic servants with questionable character has somewhat worsened the insecurity pervading the country.

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