Based on a report by Sunday PUNCH, the percentages are stacked towards her find shelter after she was reportedly deserted in entrance of a store on Tajudeen Bello Avenue, Giwa Oke-Aro Highway, Ogun State, by her dad and mom.
Affected by cerebral palsy, the little woman whose title has but to be ascertained may neither discuss nor stroll.
She was additionally rejected by orphanages she was taken to and at the moment lies helplessly in police custody on the Agbado division which rescued her from the road.
Sunday PUNCH learnt that the woman, mentioned to be about 5 years outdated, was deserted on the road within the early hours of Wednesday, June 24.
It was gathered that residents contacted the Iju Police Station, Lagos, which shares boundary with the group, and policemen got here to choose the woman.
They reportedly returned her to the store on Friday.
The store proprietor, Gabriel Folorunsho, advised our correspondent that he was shocked when he noticed the woman mendacity in entrance of his store on Friday morning.
He mentioned, “I acquired to the store on Wednesday at 8am and met the woman there. We didn’t know who deserted her there. She can’t stroll or say something. Somebody contacted the police at Iju division they usually got here to choose her. After I acquired to the store on Friday morning, I met the woman in entrance of my store once more.”
Folorunsho, a lotto agent, defined that policemen from Agbado Division, Ogun State, later got here to choose the kid after a misery name.
“The woman needs to be about 5 years. We didn’t have any traces of who deserted her however we suspect it will be her dad and mom,” he added.
A police supply disclosed to Sunday PUNCH that the woman was taken to orphanages at Ijoko and Lambe in Ogun State in addition to one other one in Ishaga, Lagos, however was rejected.
The supply mentioned, “A store proprietor reported on the Agbado Police Station that on June 24, a lady with cerebral palsy was deserted in entrance of his store. We learnt that policemen from Lagos initially got here to choose her as a result of the situation is a border group.
“When he acquired to the store two days after, the woman had been returned to her store. The case was reported and a group went to the realm to get well her. She was taken to 3 totally different orphanages. Two of them are in Ogun whereas the opposite one is in Lagos. All of them rejected her.
“They mentioned they can not settle for her as a result of she couldn’t discuss or stroll. We contacted one other orphanage they usually promised to come back on Monday. The woman remains to be on the Agbado Police Station.”
A resident, Religion Ademola, urged the federal government and civil society organisations to help the little woman.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the case, including that the police had been nonetheless anticipating an orphanage that may accommodate the woman.
He added, “The woman is bodily challenged. She can be dwelling with cerebral palsy. We took her to orphanages however they rejected her.”