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Newborn found on Abuja refuse dump

A woman has dumped her new born baby boy on a refuse site at Kwaita community in Kwali Area Council of the FCT. A resident of…

A woman has dumped her new born baby boy on a refuse site at Kwaita community in Kwali Area Council of the FCT.

A resident of Kwaita, simply identified as Saleh, said the baby was found covered with a wrapper on the refuse dump near the village market.

He said a woman who went to dump refuse heard the baby crying and that she searched and found it covered with a wrapper.

He further said, “The woman ran back home to inform others and they came and picked the baby. The baby was taken to the social welfare department of the council and they directed that he should be taken to an orphanage.”

Reacting, the chairman of the council, Danladi Chiya, said he directed that the baby be taken to an orphanage pending conclusion of investigation.

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