A newborn baby thrown into soakaway has been rescued alive in Ogun state.
Insidenaija gathered that the baby(a boy) was rescued after his cries was heard on Saturday, August 8, by children playing near the soakaway located at Oyo Avenue Olorin Community in Adiyan, Ogun state.
However, having heard the baby’s cries the children promptly went to inform a woman that a cock has fallen into the pit, the woman got there and discovered that it wasn’t a cock but a baby, and alerted people.
People in the neighbourhood then made efforts to rescue the boy and report the incident to Agbado police station.
Policemen from the police station then visit the scene, a welder then helped to cut the iron bars covering the soakaway and the baby boy was brought out.
The baby boy was believed to be a day old due to the appearance of his belly and was taken to the Oke Aro Medical Healthcare Center for treatments.