On Wednesday, a young boy simply identified as Gabriel is reported to have embarked on a journey of trekking from Anambra State to his home town in Ebonyi.
Anambra State Police Command is said to have intercepted the young lad at UNIZIK junction after he had already trekked from Nnewi to Akwa, a distance of about 39 kilometers.
In a statement released by Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer;
“On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, around 6.30pm, a police patrol team attached to the 29 PMF, Awka, while on patrol along the UNIZIK junction, found a male child of about 11 years old, who gave his name as Gabriel. He is about three feet tall, dark in complexion and speaks Igbo language fluently,”
He went on to urge anyone with any useful information about the boy, his parents or guardians to report at the ‘B’ Division Police Station or contact him as he is in the protective care of the ‘B’ Division’s Anti-Human Trafficking Unit in Awka pending when his parents or guardians would be identified.