Lagos flood sweeps away 4-year-old child

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A yet to be identified four-year-old child has been allegedly swept away by the flood of early morning heavy rainfall at Orile Agege area of Lagos State on Thursday.

Our Correspondent gathered through a resident of the area that the incident happened around 10 am., adding that a rescue search is ongoing by men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA.

When contacted by correspondent, the Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu 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.