Police Launch Hunt For Woman Who Abandoned Her Newborn Baby By Roadside In Niger State

The baby was already infested by soldier ants when residents rescued him on Saturday, December 2, 2023.

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The Niger State Police Command has launched a manhunt on a woman who abandoned her newborn baby by the roadside in Minna.

The baby boy was dumped in the Tayi area of Minna hours after delivery.

The baby was already infested by soldier ants when residents rescued him on Saturday, December 2, 2023.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who spoke with the Punch on Monday said the investigation to identify the woman who dumped the baby was ongoing.

According to the PPRO, the State Child Rights Agency took the baby to a medical facility after the rescue.

“On December 3, 2023, around 1030hrs, Mai Angwan of Tayi village Minna reported an incident of an abandoned baby within Tayi village at GRA Div. The baby boy who was discovered to be a day-old baby was abandoned by the roadside within the community,” he stated.

“However, the State Child Rights Agency took custody of the said baby and he was taken to a medical facility for medical attention,” he wrote.

Abiodun disclosed that no arrest had been made but an investigation was still ongoing.

“It is under investigation. If anybody was arrested I would have indicated it in the message. They only found the baby and the Child Right Agency took custody of the baby and the baby was taken for medical examination. However, the matter is still under investigation to unravel who dumped the baby there,
” he added.

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