illness, on Saturday, went into labour along Marian Road, one the
busiest outlets in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
around the scene of the incident, said the woman had been a familiar
face in the neighbourhood before she got pregnant.
around this vicinity, but after a while, we did not see her for some
time. She only resurfaced with pregnancy. I think she was raped.
the spot where she gave birth. We noticed that she had become restless
since Thursday, but because we were not communicating with her, no one
knew it was the labour pain that was disturbing her.
that people called the health workers, who came here to assist her. The
workers’ swift response also helped in easing the process for her.”
Calabar at the instance of the Cross River State Commissioner for
Health, Dr. Inyang Asibong.
immediately by going to the scene personally with an ambulance to handle
the situation. On arrival, she took the mother and the baby to the
General Hospital, Calabar, for expert medical attention,” another source
mentally-deranged woman, who is her friend, to convince her to follow
the medical team to the hospital.