News reaching us that the police at FESTAC Town police station and a leader of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) rescued a-month-old baby, who was abandoned in an Indomie carton.
Suleiman Badmus, an OPC leader in Amuwo Odofin sighted and rescued the baby and handed her over to the police.Woman police sergeant, Pamela Nwabinye, has been playing the role of mother to the baby, since the discovery
It was gathered that the baby, who was wearing a light blue overall, was wrapped in a white shawl and carefully placed in the carton.
Olabisi, a younger sister to the OPC leader, who rescued the baby, said
“The baby was found close to where I sell herbs at Amuwo-Odofin. One of the OPC members heard the baby’s cries and called my brother, Badmus. The baby was inside a carton.
“When I saw her, I was shocked. I felt whoever abandoned her must be crazy. Mosquitoes had bitten her face. Why would any woman abandon her baby after she had carried the pregnancy for nine months?,” she added.
Sergeant Nwabinye was said to have bought new sets of clothes, flask, feeding bottle for the baby.
A police source at FESTAC police station said:
“That’s how Pamela behaves with every baby rescued and brought to the station. She goes all out to mother the baby. Pamela spends her money a lot on abandoned kids. She likes kids a lot.”