“I ended the life of my 1-day-old baby girl because I wanted a male child” — Man confesses

A 28-year-old man, Misbahu Salisu, has confessed to poisoning his day-old baby girl to death because he preferred a male child.

The man who lives in Doka Baici, Tofa Local Government Area, was arrested by the Kano State Hisbah Board on Friday.

His arrest was announced by the board in a statement issued in Kano by the Deputy Commander General, Operations, Dr Mujahid Aminudeen.