Ebonyi State police command has recovered and reunited a five-month-old baby sold out by her biological mother out of frustration and hardship, Nigerian Tribune reports.
The commissioner of police, Aliyu Garba disclosed this in a statement signed by the police public relation officer, SP Chris Anyanwu, and made available to journalists in Abakaliki.
According to Anyanwu, “Ola Echegbu Chima, a 20yr old girl, a native of Amangwu Edda in Afikpo-South L.G.A was impregnated out of wedlock in the year, 2021, by Jonah Ogbonna Ogbuagu of same address.”
“So on behalf of Ebonyi State police command, I am handing over the baby recovered through the joint efforts of SP Philip Agu-led Crack Squad and SP Miliscent Amad-led D7 team of detectives attached to the SCIID in Abakaliki, back to his biological mother, Ola Echegbu Chima for care and upkeep pending further developments.” He said
Anyanwu on behalf of the commissioner, encourage good-spirited members of the public and philanthropists to feel free and express the milk of human kindness in them by giving care and hope to the mother and child.
Recall that on 15th September, 2022, a three-year old boy, Testimony who was stolen, sold and resold by a syndicate of child-traffickers from Rivers, Ebonyi and Enugu States, was handed over to his biological mother also.