According to journalist and spokesman to Sokoto State Governor, Imam Imam, the baby believed to be about a month old was discovered by the roadside in Shagari LGA of Sokoto State a few days ago.
His colleague, and Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on New Media to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Hajiya Aeesha Maina adopted the baby and named her Maryam.
"The baby is now with her and receiving first class care from a loving mother. May Allah reward Hajiya abundantly. Allah Ya sa wannan ibada ya zama sanadiyan shigan ki aljanna," he wrote on Facebook today