9 Month Old Baby Abandoned, Found Crawling On Road
Residents of Shodipo Crescent in the
Ikeja Government Reserved Area of Lagos State were shocked on Wednesday to find
an abandoned baby boy crawling on the road.
nine-month-old baby, whose name had yet to be ascertained, was seen crawling by
residents, who quickly alerted some policemen on patrol in the area.
correspondents gathered that the child was picked up by the policemen and
brought to the Lagos State Police Command headquarters, Ikeja.
The baby was thereafter taken for a
was gathered that the nine-month-old was believed to have crawled out of his
parents’ apartment, although no resident in the area had showed up for the baby
police source said the child would remain in the police custody until his
family showed up with concrete proofs of relationship.
said, “We found the boy on Shodipo Crescent in the Ikeja GRA. He is about nine
months old. He was found crawling on the road. Some residents thereafter
alerted some policemen on patrol.
police team rescued the baby. So far, nobody has come up to claim the baby. He
must have left the custody of his parents or guardian and that is how some
children fall into the hands of kidnappers and ritual killers. He is still with
us at the command headquarters.