The remains of 3-year-old Lydia Azatyom who was found dead after her second disappearance has been laid to rest in Jos, Plateau state.
The burial took place around 5 am on Sunday, November 13, 2022, in the Tudun Wada area of Jos.
Lydia Azatyom was reportedly declared missing by her family on Thursday, October 27, 2022, after she disappeared while playing with other kids in the compound.
She was found three days later inside a dry well in an abandoned compound in the Angwan Yashi area of Tudun Wada.
The girl sustained bruises and a head injury and was taken to a hospital for medical attention. She was discharged upon recovery.
However, on Friday, November 11, 2022, at about 4 pm, Lydia went missing again.
According to Dauda Dung, a neighbor, Lydia was with her mother in the house when the woman went out to buy food at a neighbor’s house.
On returning, Lydia was nowhere to be found around the house. All efforts to find her in the neighborhood proved abortive.
On Saturday morning, November 12, 2022, the body of Lydia was recovered from a well in their compound.