September, we shared the story of Mmeyene Abasi, the little girl
diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy whose mother dumped her in a pit latrine
and ran away in Akwa Ibom.
The little girl’s mother got tired of nursing her and abandoned the child in the pit toilet in her blind mother’s compound.
An optician, Benjamin Omini, was alerted by the case and he
immediately rushed to the place and found her enmeshed in feaces in the
Since he found her, Omini has been taking care of her. He sent in these new photos of Mmeyene.
See new photos of them below;