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A four-year-old boy, Chukwuemeka Okoro has been swept away by a flood in a Lagos community
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the incident happened last week during a downpour witnessed in the area on Tuesday.
The victim 2as said to have fallen
into a canal at Nobel Street and was washed away through a nearby drainage in the Onibata community, both in the Ogba area of Lagos.
An eye witness said Okoro, was standing at the edge of a drainage at Nobel Street in Ogba when he reportedly slipped and fell inside the drainage and was ashes away by the flood into a canal that led to the Onibata community.
The body of the victim had not been retrieved .
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Maintenance Agency, Nosa Okunbor, said the agency was not aware of the incident.
He said “the family should have tried 767 immediately after the incident happened. I will call the control room if there is anything they could do about it.”
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