Renowned activist, Harrison Gwamnishu has announced the rescue of the two-year-old boy named Zino who was maltreated and starved by his step mother in Warri, Delta State.
Little Zino’s case was first reported by a Facebook user names Kwin Oge few days ago, according to her Zino’s mum abandoned him with his biological father and step mum and he has been receiving ill treatment.
Gwamnishu on Sunday, January 10 revealed via his official Facebook page that the baby was rescued by his team and his father is currently cooling his heels in police custody.
“2-YEAR OLD #SaveZINO RESCUED IN WARRI. You called and we responded swiftly despite health challenges.
TEST CARRIED OUT
> HIV > NEGATIVE
> BLOOD: 30%
> SUGAR LEVEL> 68
> MALARIA > 1
“He’s malnourished and currently on admission. Father arrested and detained at B Division Warri. Abuse and neglect hit kids hard and abused children are in no shape to defend their rights. Behind Bars and other passionate Nigerians are always here to stand in the gap and represent their interest.
” We appreciate other Human Rights team that joined in this intervention Israel Joe CAHR and WARRI Aproko for using his platform to sensitize the public. Special thanks to our BEHIND BARS INTERVENTION TEAM led by Ejiroghene Abigail Loromeke.“
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