- The family of a 16-year-old girl, a secondary school student has called on Nigerians, the police and others to help in the search for their missing daughter
- Identified simply as Blessing Patrick, the young girl went missing in the first week of April, after she returned from school
- Meanwhile, the mother disclosed she is in a dilemma as she is not sure of her daughter's safety while noting that the family has become broke following efforts to track her
A 16-year-old girl, Blessing Patrick, has gone missing inside the Sango Police Barracks, Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
According to The New Telegraph, the Senior Secondary School 3 girl was last seen in early April after she returned from school.
The source in a chat with the news outlet said:
“Blessing came back from school and dropped her bag inside her parent’s apartment in the barracks.
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“Her father is an Inspector of Police but since her sighting after school, nobody has seen her.
“Her mother and father have been paying money to pastors and spiritualists so they can locate her but to no avail.”
Speaking on the disappearance of her daughter, Patrick’s mother, simply identified as Mummy Blessing said she is worried over her daughter's disappearance.
The call for help
She cried out and said:
“Please I need help.
“I’m calling on the Inspector General of Police, human rights activists, Governor Seyi Makinde and President Muhammadu Buhari should please come to my rescue to find my daughter.”
When contacted about the missing girl, the Oyo state commissioner of police, Ngozi Onadeko, said:
“The father of this girl is an Inspector of Police and he should know what to do."
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Earlier, the father of Miss Oluwabamise Ayanwola, the 22-year-old lady who was missing on Saturday, February 26, in a Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and later found dead, said he had not been himself since the demise of his daughter.
Joseph said this at his residence in the Olorunishola area of Ipaja-Ayobo, Lagos state.
The father disclosed that the deceased was the last of his 10 children.
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Meanwhile, a mother with the Facebook name Nelo AyoWinter Atuanya earlier called for help to locate her missing 11-year-old son called Chiemezie.
In a post she made on the platform on Thursday, July 9, she asked anybody who has seen her son in Onitsha, Fegge, and upper Iweka environs to contact her.
She added that they could also alternatively take him to the nearest police station.