A new born baby has been rescued after being abandoned by her mother at a market in Delta state.
The young mother identified as Edesiri reportedly gave birth to the baby at the newly commissioned ultra modern market in Sapele area and abandoned her there.
On Saturday night, vigilante men in the area heard the cry of a baby and followed the sound of the baby as well as trails of blood till both led them close to a female toilet in the market. The security men notified their boss, Mr Tony Akpeki who arrived the scene and notified the authorities.
The baby was retrieved and rushed to the general hospital in Sapele.
It was also revealed that the girl young mother who abandoned her child later collapsed in another hospital due to the forceful removal of the placenta.
The first lady of Delta state, Mrs Edith Okowa, head of child welfare, commissioner of Women affairs, have been called to help the abandoned child.