Baby Factory Busted In Anambra, Five Pregnant Girls Rescued

Five pregnant girls have been rescued following a raid of a baby factory by security operatives at Umunya in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The rescue efforts followed a collaboration of the Anambra State Ministry of Health and security agencies in the South-Eastern state.

Briefing journalists on Wednesday, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Afam Obidike said it was observed that the baby factory was functioning as a hospital but it was a base for child trafficking.

He identified the facility as ‘Mother and Child Hospital and Maternity located on a road along the Tansian University, Umunya.

He said the facility was not registered with the Anambra State Government, adding that the government that seven nurses on duty ran away.

The commissioner put the ages of the victims as 14 to 21 years, stressing that Governor Charles Soludo’s administration is determined to tackle the menace.


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