Officials of the (Lagos State Emergency Management Agency), LASEMA are on a search to recover a 4-year-old child who was swept away by flood in Lagos.
The rescue team had began their search at 38 Fashola street, Papa Asafa, Orile, Agege, Vanguard reports.
The incident was said to have happened around 10 am during the torrential rainfall with attendant heavy flooding.
Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident to the publication, adding 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.