A little boy has been rescued after he was branded a witch and abandoned on the streets in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.
Danish aid worker, Anja Ringgren Lovén who disclosed this said the boy was picked up by a woman from the State Ministry of Justice.
The little boy’s rescue was also confirmed by an optician, Benjamin Omin Itu, on Saturday, June 11. He shared photos of the boy with deep wounds all over his body.
“The abandoned child who was branded witch has been rescued. We fight against child abandonment because it’s a crime.”