A twelve-year-old girl identified as Tawa Taiwo has been found in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State after allegedly being reportedly kidnapped in Ilorin, Kwara State.
At the time of writing this report 14 November 2018, Tawa was in custody at Oye-Ekiti Police Station from where she will be taken to the local council for onward transfer to the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
According to the resident of Oye-Ekiti, they saw her frightened, roaming the streets of Oye-Ekiti and was questioned. The residents said:
“We saw her roaming around and her outlook resembled somebody that was frightened.
“Our curiosity was aroused by the fact that she was moving around at a time pupils of her age are in their various schools.
“She said her name was Tawa and her father’s name was Taiwo and that she was kidnapped from Ilorin and later abandoned at Ayede-Ekiti from where she trekked to Oye-Ekiti.”
The girl could not give further details of how her family members could be reached to reunite her with them.
So please help the authorities by reaching out to her family (If you know them), or by sharing this post so that Tawa could be identified by her family.