The Lagos State Police Command on Monday rescued an abadoned day-old baby boy.
The baby was found by a good Lagosian at Oladejo Street, Oko Oba, Lagos at about 10:20 pm.
The good Samaritan was said to have informed the police operatives attached to the Abattoir Division of the command.
A statement by the Spokesperson of the police command, Ademuyiwa Adejobi said that the policemen raced to the scene and picked up the baby for necessary medical attention.
The State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, received the baby in his Ikeja office on Tuesday, and has ordered the Gender Unit of the command to hand over the baby to the Child Protection Unit of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development of Lagos State.
Adejobi said that the Commissioner of Police has expressed his intention to discuss with the Minsitry of Youth and Social Development on the processes of adopting the little boy as soon as possible.
The police boss also urged women, especially young ladies, to desist from abandoning their babies.