Wife of the Inspector General of Police, Mrs Agharase Arase, has appealed to young mothers to stop dumping their new born babies in dust bin and gutter, saying the act is painful and deeply disturbing.Mrs. Arase, who is the President, Police Officers Wives Association, POWA, spoke in Port Harcourt, yesterday, when POWA donated food items to children at an orphanage home Represented by the Chairperson, Rivers State Chapter of POWA and wife of the state Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Margaret Kimo, the wife of the IGP said the donation to Port Harcourt Children Home was part of the activities lined up for the police week.
While urging young girls to shun premarital sex, she thanked minders at the home for being there for the children, praying that God will continue to reward them for their service to the children.”Our young girls who take the risk of giving birth, it is sad to hear you dump them in the dust bin. God should have mercy on such people. It is not easy taking care of children as a mother, I know the challenge.
God will bless you (workers at the home ) for giving hope to these children,” she said.Mrs. Arase enjoined public spirited Nigerians to identify with the home.Items donated to the orphanage included cartons of noddles and bags of rice.Matron of the home, Mrs Barile Wanko, thanked POWA for remembering the children, praying God to continue to bless them and their households.