Baby left with neighbour by schooling mother killed in Benue fire - Punch Newspapers
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13 January 2022A three-month-old infant has been killed in a fire incident on Awe Street, Makurdi, the Benue State capital.The fire, which started around 10.30am on Monday, reportedly began from a room in the eight-apartment building before spreading to other flats.
The child was said to have been left in the care of a neighbour while the young mother, identified as Amira, left for an Islamic school within the neighbourhood.“Because of the suddenness of the fire incident, people did not remember that the little baby was sleeping on the couch in the parlour of the neighbour.
This is very tragic and pathetic indeed. This mother exhibited the height of irresponsibility. Our parents should learn from this incident. So sad!😞😭 STATELESS Daddy told me when 2 brothers fight foreigners inherite their land ALIENS,PURE ALIENS making an indigèneous son of the land stateless it's unacceptable. Let me warn,by the time all said & done,every single ALIEN will leave our ancestral land😡
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The fire, which started around 10.30am on Monday, reportedly began from a room in the eight-apartment building before spreading to other flats. Okoh explained that the suspect when interrogated claimed to have told parents of the girls that they would be helping her in her restaurant in Burkina Faso. The child was said to have been left in the care of a neighbour while the young mother, identified as Amira, left for an Islamic school within the neighbourhood. ADVERTISEMENT “We have deployed staff to facilities to lookout for more cases because there may be misdiagnosed cases, we are also tracing the contact of those who may have come in contact with them,” he said. “Because of the suddenness of the fire incident, people did not remember that the little baby was sleeping on the couch in the parlour of the neighbour. “Behind me, we have a seasoned trafficker who goes about luring unsuspecting parents through convincing them that they are going abroad for greener pastures. “By the time people remembered, it was already late because the fire had engulfed every part of the building; the child was burnt beyond recognition,” a neighbour, who identified herself as Hassana Ayuba, said. Zulum said, “This school was inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari barely six months ago.
Amira, who spoke to PUNCH Metro amid tears, said she learned of the fire while she was in school. We did this operation in conjunction with NAPTIP. YOU MAY. She said, “When I finished bathing and dressing my baby up, my co-tenants told me that she looked beautiful and I thanked them. I then dropped her with my neighbour and left for school.. Read Also Ortom promises N50m to victims of Benue fire “I was still in school when somebody came to inform me that there was fire in my compound. Initially, I thought it was a minor one until another woman came and told me to go home.
“By the time I got home and saw the level of damage, I started crying and asked for my baby. It was then that I was told that my baby had died in the fire.” The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Catherine Anene, said she had yet to be briefed on the incident. Copyright PUNCH. All rights reserved.
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