Times are extremely tough and it is driving people to do the unthinkable.

What could separate a father from the love of his children?

Reports suggest the impoverished man sought the help of local authorities to cater for the welfare of his children.

According to report, the man noted that his wife, the mother of the kids had abandoned him and his children.

The deserted children were however rescued and attended to in a timely fashion after the development was brought to the hearing of the Agege local government Executive Chairman, Ganiyu Kola Egunjobi.

The children have since been taken to a nearby police station for custody and proper care.