Confusion has broken out on Tuesday, February 24, 2014 after a woman identified Mrs Taiwo Sheriffdeen gave birth to a baby boy without arms in a private hospital, Majotal Medical Clinic located at the Ilogbo area of Ado/Odo-Ota Local Government Area of Ogun state.
Mrs Sheriffdeen and her husband, Mr. Mudashiru Sheriffdeen both reside in Bosun Street, Ifo in the Ifo Local Government Area of the state, according to Punch.
The aggrieved new mother revealed the agonising pain she felt when her husband also the father of the new born disappeared from the hospital after he heard the baby was born without arms.
The healthy newborn who was born around 2pm of the aforementioned day weighed 3.25KG at birth.
The woman who was apparently unhappy with the development said, “This is my first child and I do not know why I gave birth to this kind of a baby.
“Immediately my husband was informed that his son had deformity, he ran away and had not come to see me. He is a commercial bus driver, and we had been married now for almost two years before God decided to answer our prayers.
“When I was pregnant, we took every steps that the doctor directed us to take, but we did not know why we came about this calamity.”
She further called on good citizens to help her as they had nowhere to go to after her husband and landlord warned her not to step into the house with the deforemed baby.
Moreover, the woman and her baby are stranded as the hospita managemendt have also asked them to evacuate the hospital..
She said, “I have been warned by both my husband and our landlord not to bring the child home.
“The hospital management has asked us to leave the hospital. Now, this child and I have nowhere to go, I don’t need this baby. I want government to adopt him.”