Few days ago, there were reports of a boy being rescued from inside a wall in Ondo state.
Many were puzzled concerning the incident, with some even questioning it’s reality, however, the true details of the event have surfaced.
According to Channels TV, tenants of a building behind where the boy was rescued from, said he fell into the little space between the walls of the house and a food canteen next to it.
The boy, identified as Aduragbemi Saka, is said to be mentally ill and was reported to have escaped from his grandmother while she was taking him to a church for healing.
“The boy was said to have escaped from his grandmother one evening while she was taking him to a church for healing,” said Felicia Olaniyi, who operates the food canteen.
“The boy must have fallen in-between the walls of the two buildings,” she said.
According to her, after they heard the voice of the boy in the wall, it attracted people’s attention and a ladder was brought. “He was discovered in the space and the wall was broken,” she explained.
She said the residents also alerted the police before he was brought out.
Saka is said to have been taken to the State Specialist Hospital in Ondo town, where the incident occurred.
He was admitted but has since been discharged.