Mother Abandons A Day Old Baby Inside Gutter In Anambra State
A day old baby who was abandoned inside a gutter by the mother at Abuja Estates behind NSCDC office in Awka, Anambra state was rescued in the early hours of today, Saturday, October 3.
Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said a resident of the area alerted men of the B Division Police Station Awka when the baby was found. He said all efforts made to trace the mother of the baby proved abortive.
Haruna said the baby who is in a good health condition, was rescued from gutter and handed over to “Time to fort Care specialist medical centre Awka” for safekeeping.
He added that officials of the Ministry of Social Welfare children and women affairs have been contacted and the baby will be handed over to the Social Welfare department for proper care while effort is ongoing to trace the mother that abandoned her baby in a gutter so to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Mother Abandons A Day Old Baby Inside Gutter In Anambra State ? wonders shall never end !!
This news is truly heartbreaking, while at the same time good news because the baby was found alive. One could make an informed guess that the mother could have abandoned the baby due to reasons of not being able to take care of the baby’s needs