10-year-old gives birth to baby girl


A 10-year-old girl, simply identified as Masenengen, has given birth to a baby girl in Benue State, according to New Telegraph.

Masenengen, the paper said, is an orphan and was displaced by marauding Fulani herdsmen, after which she became a rape victim of a paedophile, who impregnated her and disappeared.

It said the new mother put to bed on Monday at General Hospital, North Bank, Makurdi, after three days of labour.

According to the report, “Jireh Doo Foundation, Ms. Josephine Habba, who was at the hospital, said the victim has named the perpetrator adding that until she would not relent until the rapists is apprehended and made to face the wrath of the law.”

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