Surprise as Woman Abandons Baby While Fleeing From Hoodlums in Niger State

Surprise as Woman Abandons Baby While Fleeing From Hoodlums in Niger State

  • In what could be termed as a surprise, a woman has reportedly abandoned her baby while running from hoodlums
  • The incident happened in the Gbeganu area of Niger state when hoodlums in large numbers attacked residents and looted shops
  • The woman, who was caught up in the attack and couldn't flee conveniently, let go of her baby in the process

A mother has been greeted with a deep and painful experience in her life.

The nursing mother reportedly abandoned her baby boy while running from hoodlums, popularly known as Sara-Suka, who invaded her area in Minna, Niger State.

Niger state, Anti-Drug Corps
Nursing mother leaves her baby behind as hoodlums sack her neighbourhood. Photo credit: Nigeria Police Force
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What really happened

Daily Trust reported that the incident happened on Thursday, March 9, in the Gbeganu area when the hoodlums in their large numbers attacked residents and looted shops.

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The woman, who was caught in the attack, couldn’t run conveniently with her baby as she fell to the ground and let go of the baby.

The baby was rescued

The leader of the Gbeganu-Sir-Block Industry community, Mallam Abdullahi Ibrahim, said it took the intervention of vigilantes and the personnel of the anti-drug corps – a private security outfit – to rescue the baby and take him to a hospital.

Ibrahim further noted that the baby was in good condition, but residents of the area were troubled.

As of the time of filing this report, the police is yet to react to the sad development.

Children for sale at N400,000 each: Woman sets up baby factory, hires men to impregnate girls

Meanwhile, in what can be described as wickedness amongst humans, two women have been arrested for operating a baby factory in Ogun state.

The women have been identified as Christiana D’ivoire Iyama and Margaret Ogwu. Officers of the Ogun state police command arrested them.

The suspects were apprehended following information received by police at Agbado divisional headquarters.

Police discover baby factory in Lagos, rescue 19 pregnant girls

Similarly, a baby factory in a detention camp in the Ikotun area of Lagos has been uncovered by the police command in the state after weeks of close monitoring and utilisation of intelligence reports.

Police officers also rescued 19 pregnant girls (between 15 and 28 years) and a day-old baby. The police officers also arrested the caregivers, the nurse of the captors and the operators of the hotels where the pregnant girls were hidden.

Narrating her bitter experience, Hope Bright, one of the victims from Rivers state whose two-year-old child was taken from her, said:

"As I reached there, the woman checked me. Suddenly, my stomach started kicking me."


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