Newborn baby found abandoned on church altar in Ondo (video)
A newborn baby was found abandoned on the altar of the Holy Fountain Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Oda Road, Akure, Ondo State.
Members of the church who entered the church building in the early hours of Wednesday, November 24 heard a baby crying as they entered the church and they found the newborn wrapped in green clothes and dumped on the altar by a yet to be identified person.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, who confirmed the incident, said that the baby has been handed over to the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
“The baby was initially in our custody, but now we have handed over the child to officials of the ministry of women affairs.” she added.