Rejoice Ukpai, a 24-year-old teacher, and her 13-month-old baby were discovered dead in a canal near Awojadun Street in Abaranje parish in Lagos’ Ikotun neighborhood.
Ekene Ukpai, who wants to contribute to the community by giving money to someone.
Later that night, about 10:00 p. m., Insightlink learnt of this.
He noticed her wandering around late at night and inquired as to what she was doing with her child; she said that she was looking for a spot to rest.
Unfortunately, the bodies of Rejoice and the child were discovered by community residents in the early hours of this Tuesday.
When Vanguard visited the scene of the incident on Wednesday morning, a local resident posing as Abiodun said: ” Around 9: 00 p. m. m.
On Monday the woman was seen wandering around with her son. ”
I saw them, they asked her what she was doing near the bush path leading to the canal, she said she wanted to rest.
” On Tuesday morning I was shocked to hear they were dead.
I ran to the spot. , when I saw their bodies, it was as if the baby was asleep and his eyes were still open.
” The woman was wearing blue jeans and a t- shirt.
But part of his mouth has been mutilated by the contents of the substance he drank, showing his teeth.
Speaking of the incident, 84- year- old Baale from Abaranje Kingdom, Lamidi Ayinde Hassan said: ” I was about to go to bed around 11pm on Monday night when I received a call from one of the owners named Old Soldier who was quite in the lives near the crime scene.
The old soldier said he left his home and found a woman and her baby lying side by side in the canal near his home.
” He went on to explain that at that point it appeared that the woman was still alive as she was still breathing, but the child appeared to be dead. ”
I immediately advised him to contact the police.
I didn’ t hear from him again until Tuesday morning when another resident, a pastor who owns a house there, said the woman and her baby were dead.
” I explained that the old soldier had informed the police.
Please come unless you mobilize.
” Fortunately, police from the Isheri Police Division arrived between 10 a. m. and 11 a. m. or Tuesday and recovered the remains of the mother and child.
The president of the CDA community was arrested and later released after police took his statement.
When this reporter visited his home on Shoye Odunona Street behind a private hospital, his personal belongings were scattered everywhere.
The foam was placed against the wall while the baby’ s wardrobe was in a corner.
The sandals Rejoice wore to work were on the floor.
A camping gas and pot stood by the cupboard while the grieving young man looked on helplessly.