Soldiers of the Nigerian Army have successfully rescued an abandoned child while on an operation in Ebonyi State.
During the search and rescue of a soldier identified as L/Cpl Oluwabukunmi Fadoju, who got missing since 17 September 2018, a little abandoned and malnourished child was saved by soldiers in Ebonyi state.
According to reports, troops of 24 Support Engineer Regiment Abakaliki got to Onunwakpu market in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on 16 November 2018. They discovered a malnourished child locked up in a house.
The child was seated under a charm and was picking leaves from ground to eat.
Consequently, the troops burnt the charms, gave him some banana and biscuits to eat, and thereafter, took him to own Medical Reception Station for treatment.
The child was subsequently handed over to Ebonyi State Government.