A newborn baby was found abandoned on a farm in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
According to Daily Trust, a farmer identified as Dubore, found the baby inside a carton when he was working on Sunday morning, September 24, 2023.
The personal assistant to Gwaram Local Government Chairman, Alhaji Tamaji Gwaram, who was contacted by the village head said they took the baby to the Divisional Police Officer of Gwaram local government for further action and later to the hospital where he was confirmed hale and healthy.
They later found one woman around the area named Rukayya Aliyu, and she promised to take care of the baby with the consent of her husband, the district head of Wurya, Malam Aminu Abdul-Hamid.
The PA said the baby has been named Zaharaddeen Aminu Gwaram.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed the incident and handing over of the baby to the caregiver on the order of the LG chairman.