Bayelsa Woman gives birth on the roadside
In Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, a woman reportedly gave birth to a baby boy along a busy road.
An eyewitness who took a picture of the new mum and her baby to post on Facebook revealed that both mother and child are well.
On Thursday, February 18th, the eyewitness identified as Ibuama Jennifer revealed that the pregnant woman went to labour and delivered her baby along the Okaka expressway in the state capital.
In the words of her,
“Woman gives birth to a bouncing baby boy along Okaka express road Yenagoa to God be the glory”.
In other news, a day old baby who was abandoned inside a gutter by the mother at Abuja Estates behind NSCDC office in Awka, Anambra state was rescued in the early hours of today, Saturday.
Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said a resident of the area alerted men of the B Division Police Station Awka when the baby was found. He said all efforts made to trace the mother of the baby proved abortive.
Haruna said the baby who is in a good health condition, was rescued and handed over to “Time to fort Care specialist medical centre Awka” for safekeeping.
He added that officials of the Ministry of Social Welfare children and women affairs have been contacted and the baby will be handed over to the Social Welfare department for proper care while effort is ongoing to trace the mother in order to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.