The office of the first lady, Imo state has given an update to the public on the case regarding the three kids who were been maltreated by their stepmother and father.
According to a statement released by the first lady via her Facebook page, the kids are now with their biological mother as she was available for the court hearing.
The mother of the kids temporarily has custody of the kids as the case is still in court.
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Upon further investigation of the case involving the young children from World Bank, New Owerri, who were abused by their stepmother and father, it was discovered that their biological mother is still alive.
Our priority immediately shifted from bringing justice to the perpetrators of the act to reuniting the children with their families.
Thankfully, yesterday on the 21st of June, 2022, during the first court appearance at the Magistrate Court in Orlu, Owerri, the biological mother showed up with her siblings and their grandfather.
We verified their identities and statements before making them sign a surety which gave them temporary custody of the children.
While we await the decision of the court on the litigations against their father and stepmother, the children will be protected and provided for by their biological mother and her family.
The children positively responded to the update and have now been released from our custody. Once again, we extend our sincere gratitude to all parties involved in this case for their efforts.
Chief Barr. (Mrs.) Chioma Uzodimma.
First Lady, Imo State, and Founder, GoodHope Flourish Foundation.
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