A Cross River based mostly NGO, Fundamental Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI) has shared the story of an 11-year-old woman who was rescued six months in the past in Calabar.
BRCI, in an announcement on Sunday, September 12, stated Esther was ‘accused of witchcraft ‘ by her grandmother and allegedly thrown out of the home.
She was discovered nearly lifeless by a volunteer on a significant street in Calabar and and brought to a hospital the place she spent six months.
Sharing previous and new photographs of Esther on their official Fb web page, BRCI wrote;
“Little Esther is an 11-year-old youngster that was accused of witchcraft by her sick grandmother and compelled out of her residence. She was discovered nearly lifeless by a volunteer by a significant street in Calabar. She spent six straight months within the hospital and most instances on oxygen,”
“Because of Comrade Asu Okang for his beneficiant contribution to her therapy. When she recovered, the medical doctors knowledgeable us that she suffered a traumatic mind harm which has affected her capability to talk clearly. All efforts to get blood family to foster her failed. Whereas we have now additionally not given up in our efforts to recruit a foster care household for her, we had just lately developed a complete care plan for her.”