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General News of Friday, 23 September 2022


Woman abandons day old baby in Jigawa hospital

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A yet to be identified woman has dumped a one-day-old baby boy in Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa state.

The state police spokesman, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed this in a statement on Thursday, September 22, 2022.

According to DSP Adam, the baby boy was discovered on Wednesday at about 2200hrs after he was abandoned inside Kazaure General hospital.

He said after receiving the report, police immediately moved to the scene and the baby was examined by a medical doctor and handed over to the local Government’s community development.

He said effort is on to trace and arrest the fleeing mother.

He encouraged the residents to help the police with any relevant information that will help in locating the mother of the child.


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