JUST IN: Flood Sweeps Away 4-Year-Old Girl In Lagos Rainfall
Men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA are currently in a rescue search at 38 Fashola Str of Olabode street Papa Asafa Orile Agege to recover a yet to be identified four-year-old child who was allegedly swept away by the flood of early morning heavy rainfall in Lagos.
According to an eyewitness, the incident happened at about 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.
Thelagostimes gathered that a lot of areas in Lagos State are currently flooded, following the early morning rainfall. This has led to traffic gridlock in some parts of the state, particularly on the Island with a lot of commuters stranded.