13-year old girl who was impregnated by her 42-year-old father puts to birth in Edo state, says she plans to return to school.
We received report that the13-year-old girl, who was put in the motherly way by her 42-year-old father has put to birth last weekend at a hospital in Benin.
We had earlier reported that the father of the girl identified as Friday Moses, started abusing his daughter by having intercourse with her at the age of seven, after the death of her mother.
Upon becoming public knowledge in October, 2018, the man was arrested and charged to Court, and an Edo state family court sentenced the man to 14 years imprisonment with hard labor, after which the state government had taken protective custody of the young girl.
The little girl revealed that she would still want to continue with her education and become a medical doctor sometime in the future. She also made it known that as at the time the unfortunate incident took place, she was yet to sit for her First School Leaving Certificate examination.
We learnt that medical director of the hospital, Dr Philip Ugbodaga , disclosed that the healthcare providers were in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, to help with taking good and proper care of the young mother and her child. He also made it known that her medical bills were cancelled.