Just in:Raging flood sweeps six persons away in Lagos


Raging flood swept six people away in Oyatoki, Oko Oba in Agege area of Lagos today.

They were said to be travelling along this area in two different vehicles, a Lexus jeep and a Toyota, which were conveying three persons each.

Luckily, emergency responders have rescued three persons from the Lexus Jeep.

A statement signed by Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the Zonal Coordinator, South-West, National Emergency Management Agency, on Saturday in Lagos bore this cheering news.

It was gathered that one of them jumped to safety, one swam out of the flood, two were rescued while two are still missing.

Search and rescue operations are still ongoing to rescue the other victims.

Consistent but furious downpour is being experienced since early hours of Saturday in parts of Ogun and Lagos with roads, and some buildings being flooded.





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