In a sad report, the lifeless body of a day-old baby boy was found at a refuse dump in Port Harcourt.
The body was found at the refuse which is situated along the Ikwerre Road on Wednesday night and this was shared on social media by an advocacy group, Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign.
Sharing the photos, the group wrote;
“We Condemn the evil act by unknown mother of a day old baby boy who dumped him at a waste bin in Ikwerre road opposite Egede street Mile 2 diobu, PortHarcourt, Rivers,Nigeria which eventually led to the death of the baby.,” the group said in a statement on Thursday morning.
Unfortunately the baby died before our arrival at about 9:30pm Wednesday night. The action by the unknown mother is in clear violation of the right to life of the infant child.”
See the photos below;