5-Yr-Old Girl Found Wandering In Anambra

A five-year-old girl-child, who could not state her whereabouts, was Thursday brought to Ogbunike Police Station in Anambra State.

She is about two feet tall, and dark in complexion without tribal marks.

The police public relations officer, Anambra State, CSP Haruna Mohammed, told newsmen that the girl was found wandering around Nkwelle junction, Orsile in Ogbunike, Oyi LGA of Anambra State, and could neither find her way back home nor state where she came from.

He added that she is presently in the protective care of Ogbunike Divisional Anti-Human Trafficking Unit pending the identification of her parents or guardians.

He said, “In view of the foregoing, anyone with useful information about the child should report at Ogbunike Divisional Police Station, or contact the PPRO, Anambra State Police Command, on 08060970639.”

In another development, 12 persons were Thursday involved in a lone road mishap opposite FRSC office, Ibolo, Oraifite, in Anambra State.

The accident involved a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number ENU 779 ZK. An eye witness said the accident was a result of over-speeding, which resulted in tyre burst and loss of control.

SRC Edor Florence, sector public education officer, FRSC, Anambra State, disclosed that one female adult sustained injuries, and was rushed to St Joseph and Lawrence’s Hospital, Oraifite, for medical attention.

She added that, “The sector commander, FRSC, Anambra State, CC Andrew A. Kumapayi, has warned motorists to desist from using tokunbo and expired tyres; as well as over-speeding, especially within built-up areas to avoid preventable road traffic crashes.”