10-Year-Old Orphan Gives Birth After Being Raped At IDP Camp In Benue

A 10-year-old orphan living in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp located in Benue State has put to bed, following Caesarean section.

According to Chigozie Effe who shared the news on Facebook, the child named Masenengen Targba was dumped at General Hospital Markurdi located at Northbank by an unknown person in the early hours of Sunday, August 4, 2019.

She was in so much pain when it was time to have her baby, but surgery needed to be carried out and she could not afford it.

Upon interrogation, it was discovered that she is an orphan from Tiv in Benue state, but has been living in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp located in Benue State.

It is in the camp that she was raped and impregnated.

Eventually, a good samaritan named Mr Ukan took her to Foundation Memorial Hospital, Makurdi, Benue State, where Dr Ijoko and Dr Yima carried out an operation to deliver her of her daughter in the early hours of Monday.

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