Sept 22, 2014 – Picture: Mother Dumps Baby Near Church In Lagos Nigeria, Newborn Found In Gutter In Agbado Oke Odo
Another baby boy has been found abandoned in Lagos state Nigeria.
On Friday, an abandoned day-old baby boy was rescued from a drainage channel (gutter) on Holy Timothy Street in Agbado Oke area of Odo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State.
A petty trader popularly called Iya Owo whose shop is opposite the drainage said the baby was rescued around 5pm.
According to Iya Owo, “a male passer-by who heard the baby crying called my attention to the spot where I found the baby wrapped in a window blind.”
She disclosed further that she immediately picked up the baby and took him to a nearby church, Holy Timothy K&S Church, Aboru situated about twenty metres to the spot and handed him over to a female church member, Prophetess Shola Adesanya who cleaned up the baby boy.
Some residents of the area said they know the mother of the boy. They vowed to report her to the police.