Heartless: How Woman abandoned Her newly born baby in Bauchi

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Masoyu Lusa

img_5612f2abbdd60There pandemonium in Bauchi metropolis as an unidentified woman has abandoned her newly born baby and lost to thin air.

The incidence which took place at the residence of one Halima Idris  behind Steyr Nigeria Ltd office in Bauchi, culminated in living the newly born baby boy in the hands of the lady who was asked by the mother of the baby boy for assistance.

Narrating her ordeal to newsmen, Malama Halima Idris said she was approached in her matrimonial home by the mother of the baby who requested her to keep the baby for her to enable her show the direction of the house to her friends who reached the area on different times.

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She added that after several hours of waiting, her husband took the child to the ward head of the area who decided to adopt the little poor boy.

Malama Halima used the medium to call on women particularly women in purdah, to be vigilant even in their respective homes and avoid hosting women they don’t know without the knowledge of their husbands.

While at the residence of the ward head of Railway Malam Hassan Hussein, the community leader explained that he had decided to voluntarily adopt the little boy as part of his humanitarian gesture of supporting abandoned and the less privileged children in the society.

Malam Hassan Hussein said he had contacted the Divisional Police Office of the area and informed them of his intention on the abandoned baby.

He said he has now named the boy as Abu-Dardah and has planned to enroll him in both Primary and Islamiyyah schools, stressing that his intention was to support the boy with his little resources to acquire sound education so as to be of benefit for him and the entire society at large.

The ward head called on the people of the state to support security agents by monitoring strange faces in their locality and report same to the security personnel for immediate action.

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