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Nigerian minister rescues wandering lady in Abuja (photo)

Uju Kennedy-Ohaneye, minister of women affairs has rescued a young lady (yet to be identified) in the streets of Abuja.

Speaking in a series of tweets on X platform on Wednesday night, Kennedy-Ohaneye said that the young girl who appeared to be deranged and disheveled was found and moved to a rehabilitation center.

The minister noted that her ministry will cover the cost of her treatment and feeding and regular check-ups.

Ohaneye reiterated the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs’ commitment in ensuring the safety of our women and children.

She said: “I received a report recently about a young girl who was seen wandering the streets of Abuja. She appeared deranged, unkempt, and disheveled, posing a significant danger to herself and society.

“I alongside with the Ministry’s management, acted swiftly to address the issue.When we arrived at the location mentioned in the report, we found the girl lying by the roadside, half-naked. After a brief interaction with her, we took her to the General Hospital for a mental check and evaluation.

“Following this, she was moved to a rehabilitation center.The Ministry immediately covered the costs of her treatment, feeding, and regular check-ups to monitor her progress. This effort was made possible with the collaboration and support of the Social Development Secretariat, led by their Director of Social Welfare Development, Dr. Sanni Amar.

“The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, within its mandate, is committed to ensuring the safety of our women and children. We will continue to foster an enabling society in line with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda.”

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