A day-old infant boy dumped near a river at the Race Course area of Jos was discovered on Monday
The infant was discovered at 6 a.m., right opposite the major campus of the College of Jos by a mechanic, Abubakar Garba.
Mr. Garba claimed he was about to go across the stream on his way to attend a naming event, when he suddenly heard the sound of the wailing of the little infant by the bank of the river.
“When I heard the cry of a baby at that odd hour, I got scared, but I mustered the courage to peep into the bank where I saw the baby in a basket.
“The baby was worn a sweater, while a towel was also wrapped around him,” he said.
Mr. Garba said that he called some neighbours who took the baby to Sharna Police Station near University of Jos.