Mentally unstable woman fights officials for attempting to take her and her child off the streets

A woman who is  mentally unstable and her 6-year-old son who roam the streets at Amaoka Junction, Nnewi, Anambra state put up a fight when the state ministry of women and children affairs made attempts to take her and her son off the street.

 

The Anambra State’s Ministry of Women and Children Affairs rescued the mother and her son following series of posts made by concerned citizens on social media, pleading for the government to intervene on behalf of the woman and her two children who roam aimlessly along Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi.

 

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When the social welfare department of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs arrived, they found the woman with one child and she put up a fight when they tried to take her. She was eventually taken, along with her son and they were given a haircut and cleaned up.

 

When the mentally unstable woman was questioned, she said she is a native of Ichi Nnewi, Nnewi North LGA.

 

The Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue said she ordered for immediate transfer of the mother and child to a government-owned facility where they will be cared for until they are certified okay to be reunited with their family and integrated back into the society.

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