4-years-old child swept away by flood in Lagos


Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA have been busy searching for a 4-year-old child who was swept away by a flood.

The rescue team began their search at 38 Fashola street, Papa Asafa, Orile, Agege, Vanguard reports.

Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident to the publication, saying that the agency received a distress call from a witness.

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

Meanwhile, Oke-Osanyintolu stated that a response team from the agency had been dispatched immediately.


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