Impregnated 16 yr-old JSS 3 student gives birth in Niger

The 16 year-old JSS 3 student of Government Day Secondary School, Tunga Minna, Faith Danjuma, who was allegedly, impregnated by the school’s Vice Principal, Mohammed Mohammed Kuchi, has given birth to a baby boy.

Faith put to bed penultimate Saturday at Injita community in Shiroro local government area of Niger State, where her parents reside.

She discovered her pregnancy status few weeks after the embattled vice principal allegedly had carnal knowledge of her in his office.

“When I realized that I lost my period, I informed him and he gave me some tablets. I did not know how the news of my pregnancy broke out,” he told our correspondent on Monday.

She said she stopped going to school in March and left for the village. “I was staying with my parents in village and since I left Minna, no assistance has come my way,” she explained.

The girl said she wants to return to school after she has weaned the baby. “I want to become a nurse in future so that I can take care of people,” she said.

Our correspondent report that Mohammed had denied having carnal knowledge of the girl in court after confessing to committing the offence during interrogation with the officials of the State Child Rights Agency.

The case is still pending in court.



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