*Concern over rising cases of baby dumping in Kaduna
*I have six in my care – District head
From Sola Ojo, Kaduna
A Non-Governmental Organization, Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), has raised the alarm over increasing cases of dumping of new live-births by unknown women in Kaduna State. It says there is need for concerted efforts by stakeholders and the public to nip the menace in the bud.
Though the practice is not new in the country, it has been on the increase in recent times, with the victims dumped in deadly spots like refuse dumps, gutter, and motor parks to attract public attention and sympathy.
For instance, a newly-born baby was found abandoned close to a new generation bank, off Racecourse Road, Murtala Square, Kaduna North Local Government area of Kaduna State just recently, He was at the mercy of local dogs and pigs who haunted the area…
View original post 970 more words