PHOTOS: Mother, daughter injured as flood causes partial collapse of building in Lagos

Mother daughter injuredA mother and daughter were injured earlier today at 12, Hassan Adejobi Street, Papa Ashafa, Orile Agege, as a result of flooding at about 6:00 am.

Today’s floods which collapsed a fence on the 6 rooms bungalow boy’s quarters, was also responsible for dislodging occupants of a 10-room bungalow domiciled in the same compound when it was submerged.

Preliminary Report on the Flood/Partial Collapsed Building at Orile Agege has it that, “upon arrival of the Agency’s officials at the incident scene, it was observed that a fence fell on a bungalow boy’s quarters with 6 rooms located in the same compound with a 10 rooms bungalow that was submerged by water as a result of flood at about 6:00 am on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Mother daughter injured“It was further revealed to the Agency’s officials at the incident scene that two victims (an adult female and her female child) living in the affected building (boy’s quarters) sustained minor injuries and were taken to a hospital before the arrival of the Agency’s LRT.

“It was also observed that three other compounds were also affected by the flood. Presently, about 20 families have been displaced by the flood.

Mother daughter injured“Furthermore, the LRT conducted a post-disaster assessment of the affected areas and also sensitized the residents on general safety measures.”

Photos by: Sylvester Okoruwa

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