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The heart-rending photo of a new born baby dumped in a canal in Ado Ekiti has brought tears to the eyes of many.

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The new born baby was found dead in the canal at Fayose market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state yesterday, June 25, 2016.

The photo shows the bloated, white body of the baby lying beside a bag of trash with people gathered around the top of the canal.

This is one out of a dozen cases of babies being dumped on a daily basis.

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May it's soul rest in peace.

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