A four-month-old baby has been recovered from the Oshodi under bridge shortly after he was dumped by his mother, Timileyin Adesina.
The mother was arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, who recovered the baby from a sack under the bridge.
It was learnt that the men were on a raid to dislodge commercial buses causing obstruction on highways in the area when one of them saw Adesina dumping the child. The official was said to have walked down to the spot and found the baby naked in the bag while the mother had fled.
“The streetlights around the bridge exposed the woman. The officer spotted from distance that someone dropped a bag and started running. He quickly moved towards the bag and when he saw that it was a baby that was packaged inside it, he chased the woman and arrested her,” a source told our correspondent. Read more