A 52 year old engineer, Noel Davis has been apprehended in Ado Ekiti for impregnating his 12year old daughter.
The news of his atrocity broke, after the young girl confided in her school teacher during a lecture on sex education.
The suspect who hails from Sierra Leone was there after arrested on the order of the chairperson of Federation of Women Lawyer FIDA Ekiti State chapter, Mrs Seyi Ojo who was contacted by the school management.
Mrs Ojo, who condemned the action of the man, handed him over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.
In an interview, the suspect Noel Davis who claimed to be a staff of Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti, said he committed the act out of foolishness and pleaded for forgiveness.
He said his wife had sometimes got to know about the act but it was settled among the family.
Earlier, the young girl told reporters that the issue started few years ago, when her father told her about how special she meant to him and started caressing her breast.
She said it went on like that for some months before he began to have sex with her.
According to reports, the girl, who was bleeding has been taken to the hospital for further examinations.