A newborn baby apparently tossed into the river has been discovered in Lugbe zone 9 area of Abuja, putting the residents in panic.
The baby whose sex could not be verified at the time was discovered by residents at about 5:00pm on Tuesday.
A video obtained by BONA NAIJA showed when a middle-aged man scooped the baby out from the river to the amazement of by-standers.
Though the circumstances surrounding the incident is still sketch, it has since been reported to the police for investigation.
The country has faced a worsening economic challenges in recent times, making it difficult for families to survive.
Similar cases have become regular occurrences across the country especially where the woman has no support from the supposed father of the baby.
It is expected that the relevant authorities will conclude investigations in coming days on circumstances around the maternity of the baby.