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Abandoned baby discovered at Kwara local government secretariat

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Some residents of Oke-Oyi Ilorin East local government area of Kwara State and staff of the council discovered a newborn baby girl laid on a piece of cloth at the entrance of the secretariat.
The council chairperson, however, took the abandoned baby to the Motherless Babies Home in Ilorin, the state capital
Hajia Seriki described the action of the unidentified mother of the abandoned baby as callous, barbaric and unacceptable.
She said all efforts to identify the mother of the abandoned baby were futile, adding that she will adopt the baby if the yet-to-be-identified biological mother refuses to show up.
In her statement, Seriki said “I am fully ready to adopt the baby by signing all necessary documents if nobody claims her within the next three months,’’

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