It Is Hard To Believe But We Heard People in This Nigerian Village Are Killing Twins Because They Think They Are Evil


But for the timely intervention of a humanitarian worker, Nkasi Obim Nebo, a set of twins would have been hanged to death in Kaida Village, Gwagwalada, on the outskirts of Abuja.

But 24 hours to the murder of these babies, Nkasi and her team, PeachAid Medical Initiative, got to the village and the mother of the twins quickly approached her for help.

Narrating the issue on her Facebbok page, Nkasi said,

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“As soon as we arrived the community, this woman immediately handed us her newly born twin babies, asking us to take them away; they were only 2days old. I asked her why she was giving up on her kids, she replied and said they will be killed in few days from today if still with her.

She heard we were coming and came out just to give us the babies! This is her 4th pregnancy, and her 4th set of twins also! Oh yes! You heard me right! Twins are considered as evil in this community since time immemorial, and are killed (hanged) on the 3day after delivery.”

Since Mary Slessor stopped the practice of killing of twins in the 19th century, many people have followed suit with huge campaigns on the rights of twins to life.

It is however shocking to know that the practice still continues in this time and age.

As soon as we arrived the community, this woman immediately handed us her newly born twin babies, asking us to take them…

Posted by Nkasi Obim Nebo on Monday, May 21, 2018


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