The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force
Wednesday, rescued a four months old baby who
was dumped by her mother under Oshodi bridge.
The Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force SP
Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed that the
enforcement team of the agency while on duty
under bridge rescued the baby boy who was
naked but packed inside the bag.
SP Egbeyemi disclosed further that the mother of
the baby was arrested by an official of the agency
after she had dumped the baby.
The Chairman stated that after interrogation, the
woman confessed that she dumped the baby
becuase she could no longer take care of him as
none of her family members were ready to
accommodate her with the baby.
The suspect Mrs. Timilehin Adeshina (18yrs) said
she was sent out with the baby by her mother to
go and locate the man who impregnated her after
she gave birth.
“My mother sent me out because I gave birth and
could not identify the man who impregnated me
as different men slept with me”
According to her she dropped out of school
because of poverty while in JSS II at Lovely
School, Ejigbo, Lagos.
Mrs Timilehin Adeshina said her mother (Mrs.
Zabela Adeshina from Delta State) who sent her
out lives at No 26 , Coker Street,, Ejigbo, Lagos
and that her father (Mr. Adeshina) who hailed
from Abeokuta in Ogun State died 9 years ago.
She however hinted that while sleeping outside
with her baby several men paid to engaged her
The Chairman Lagos State Task Force SP
Olayinka Egbeyemi confirmed that the Lagos
State Commissioner of Police Mr Fatai Owoseni
after well briefed about the incident , directed that
both the rescued baby and his mother be
immediately transfered to ‘Social Welfare’
Department of the Lagos State Ministry of Youths
and Social Development.