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Woman who allegedly gave birth in market abandoned to die (Photo)

It has been reported that a young mother simply identified as Edesiri, gave birth to the baby at the newly commissioned ultra modern market in Sapele area and abandoned her there to die.

The new baby has been reportedly rescued after now.

According to reports, vigilante men in the area heard the baby’s cry and traced her close to a female toilet in the market after following trails of blood

The security men notified their boss, Mr Tony Akpeki who arrived the scene and notified the authorities as they rushed the baby to the general hospital in Sapele by 12 midnight (on Saturday).

It was also revealed that the girl who delivered the baby (Edesiri) later collapsed in another hospital due to the forceful removal of the placenta.

The first lady of Delta state, Mrs Edith Okowa, head of child welfare, commissioner of Women affairs, have been called to help the abandoned child.

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Kemisola Adeyemi

Kemisola Adeyemi is the Assistant Editor of KemiFilaniBlog. She loves to write and write and write and hopes to own a publishing firm someday!Email: [email protected]

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