On Friday, a mentally and physically challenged woman has delivered a baby girl on street of Calabar.
The woman birthed her child on Friday evening in Uwanse, Calabar South local government area of Cross River State, but was later evacuated to a government facility.
The mentally ill woman, who delivered the baby by herself before the arrival of good Samaritans gave her name as Pretty and said she is from Benue State
Rescuing the baby and the mother, the Director General of the Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Janet Ekpenyong who was in tears said the baby was delivered by 5.30.
Dr Ekpenyong called for more awareness to be created as regards mental health as well as for people to regularly check for other underlying health conditions especially those who have been exposed to hard drugs.
“We all owe ourselves the duty to check for our mental