Flood sweeps away 4-year-old child in Lagos rainfall

Written by on June 18, 2020

Rescue search is ongoing by men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), at 38 Fashola street off Olabode street Papa Asafa Orile Agege to recover a yet to be identified four-year-old child allegedly swept away by the flood caused by the early morning heavy rainfall in Lagos

According to an eyewitness, the incident happened around 10 am during the torrential rainfall with attendant heavy flooding.

Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, when contacted by correspondent confirmed the incident, saying that the agency received a distress call from a witness.

“Response team from the agency has been dispatched immediately with search and rescue operation ongoing,” Oke-Osanyintolu stated.

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