Nigeria: Child witch – NGO reunites 18 with parents

Eighteen out of the 40 branded witches and stigmatised children rescued from streets in Akwa Ibom State by Way to the Nation Children Centre, Eket, have been successfully reunited with their parents, the home management has said.

Briefing newsmen during a visit of the state House of Assembly member representing Uruefong Oruko Local Government Area, Bassey Etienam, the Deputy Director of the NGO, Mrs. Dianabasi Akanimo, said to ensure that the reunited children were not thrown back into the streets, regular visits were being carried out till the families are able to re-establish strong bond with such children.

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