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Ese Oruru, the 14-year-old pregnant Deltan rescued from a forced marriage to one Mohammed Yunusa in Kano, is now a nursing mother.

Oruru, who has been living at the Police Officer Mess in Bayelsa since her rescue, gave birth to a baby girl Thursday at the Government House Clinic in Yenegoa

Her abductor, now the father of her baby, has since been arraigned in court in Bayelsa for abduction.

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The rescue effort paid off in February when a Twitter campaign championed by The Punch caused a stir, and fingered Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, IGP Solomon Arase, and other top cops as people to blame for the six-month-long abduction of Oruru.

Arase had to personally secure the release of the girl after Sanusi ordered the emirate Sharia council allegedly ratifying the forced marriage.

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