Abandoned baby boy found by the roadside in Akure

Abandoned baby boy found by the roadside in Akure

- A baby has been found by the roadside in Akure, the Ondo state capital, after he was abandoned by his mother

- A Nigerian with the Twitter handle @YemieFASH shared a photo of the baby on the social media platform

- According to the young man, the baby was found on Akinjo street in Okeijebu

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A cute baby boy abandoned by his mother has been found by the roadside in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

A Twitter user identified as Oluyemi Fasipe took the social media platform to make the disclosure, saying the baby was found on Akinjo street in Okeijebu.

He shared a photo of the baby and wrote:

"This little cutie was found abandoned on the roadside, the baby was found on Akinjo Street, Okeijebu in Akure. How can you give birth to a beautiful baby like this and throw her away? We live in a cruel world."
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Baby boy abandoned by Nigerian mum found by the roadside

The cute baby was abandoned in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Photo credit: @YemieFASH
Source: Twitter

Oluyemi, however, gave an update that the baby is not a girl as he earlier claimed, saying he finally saw him and that he has been taken to the hospital.

He wrote:

"I finally saw the abandoned baby, a boy. He has been taken to the mother and child hospital in Akure for a medical test, the baby will be in the custody of a private orphanage in Akure. It feels good to know that he will be fine."

Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to react.

A Twitter user with the handle @hasani0072 said he wished he could adopt the baby because he and his wife have been childless since they got married.

He wrote:

"I just wish I can adopt this child for myself and my wife as we are presently looking seeking God's blessing for children. The mother of this child is so heartless. Wow."
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@Rebecca_Huey commented:

"Very sad indeed. I remember while I was with the church in Akure helping at a children’s home 2 babies were rescued and taken in."

@melvin69587819 wrote

"I'm not sure the mother was far away from where the baby was picked up. Remember Moses in the Bible?

Below are other reactions:

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian woman who had been married for 16 years without the fruit of the womb was blessed with twins.

The disclosure was made on Instagram by @ms_asoebi who shared adorable photos of the mother and her double gift.

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