The lifeless body of a day-old baby boy was found in a refuse dump in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Wednesday night.
The body was located in a refuse site along Ikwerre road, Mile 2 Diobu area of the city around 9:30 pm on Wednesday, November 25.
An advocacy group, the Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign, has condemned the dastardly act.
“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.”
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