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Mother Dumps Baby At Refuse Dump In Lagos

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The remains of a dead baby girl was found in a dump site on Apapa Road, Ebute Metta, Lagos, on Thursday morning.

Passers-by, who were disgusted by the action of the unknown mother, believed to have dump the child, cursed and berated her.

NAN reports that the remains of the dead child was found at a refuse site at Costain Bus-stop on Apapa Road in Ebute Meta, Lagos State.

The child, who looked malnourished  was clad in a light-green unisex wear with a black cap.

Adeolu Aderogba, a trader, said she resumed her routine around 7.00 a.m. only to discover that the baby was at the refuse dump.

“Whoever dumped the baby there must be a very wicked person.

“Babies are precious gifts from God and should be cared for but some contemporary mothers seem to be careless and morally bankrupt,’’ she said.

A resident of the area, who pleaded not to be name revealed that the child showed some signs of life in the early hours of the day.

Imagine this kind of tragedy, if the baby had been rescued on time, she would not have died,” he said.

CSP Chike Oti, the Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, who confirmed the report said that the Iponri Police Division had been notified about the baby’s corpse.

He added that no arrest have been made so far, but the police is taken action to find the parents of the died child.



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