A newborn was saved by locals after he was found in a soak-away in Ogun state.
Locals have rescued a newborn baby found crying inside a soak-away in Ogun State. On Saturday, August 8, the cries of the baby was heard by children playing around the soak-away located on Oyo Avenue, Olorin community in Adiyan, Ogun State.
The playing children immediately inform a woman that a cock had fallen into the soak-away pit but when the woman investigated, she discovered it was the cry of a baby so she alerted people.
As efforts were being made to rescue the baby boy, the incident was reported at the Agbado Police Station and a team visited the scene.
Newborn baby found dumped in soak-away pit is rescued by locals
A welder helped cut the iron bars covering the soak-away and the baby was brought out.
The baby, believed to be a day old baby due to the appearance of his belly button, was taken to the Oke Aro Health Centre for medical care.
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