End SARS: Baby born in Ondo prison christened, gets scholarship [PHOTOS]


The baby born in prison by an 18-year-old girl, Kemisola Ogunniyi, who was arrested during the End SARS protest in Akure, has been christened on Wedneday.

The baby was christened at Ayedun area of Akure, Ondo State capital with well-wishers trooping into Vera Christian Assembly to witnessed the event despite the heavy downpour.

Some of the names given to the baby boy include, Eriponmile, Oluwadamilare Elijah, Okikianu, Oluwanifemi son of Temitope.

During the christening ceremony, the wife of Ooni of Ife, Olori Naomi Ogunwusi, stormed the venue with her entourage and offered the baby scholarship from primary to secondary school level.

Apart from the scholarship, Olori Ogunwusi also presented the new baby and the mother who was shedding tears of joy with food items, toiletries as well as other gifts.

According to the Ooni’s queen, she was touched by the plight of the baby and the mother and decided to come personally to witness the christening of the baby and give support to them.

An Ondo state High Court sitting in Olokuta Medium Prison in Akure had on Tuesday, granted bail to Kemisola after spending eight months in the prison custody.

Kemisola who was granted N10 million bail was charged for arson, conspiracy, riotous assembly, stealing and malicious damage.

The teenager gave birth to a baby boy in prison custody last Wednesday.

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