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A day old baby abandoned inside gutter rescued in Awka Anambra State



A day old baby was found inside a gutter at Abuja Estates behind NSCDC office in Awka, Anambra state at the early hours of today, Saturday, October 3.

According to Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed,he 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.

Mr Haruna also added that the baby who is in a good health condition, was rescued 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 in order to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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