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10-year-old boy drowns in Lagos flood

20 November 2014, 19:33

Lagos - A 10-year-old pupil, Stephen Ola-Atunbi was among three people that lost their lives during the downpour in Lagos, Punch reports.

Ten-year-old Stephen was said to have accompanied one Nafisat Badmus to withdraw money at a bank in Ijaiye– a few kilometres from their residence on Hassan Ogunmole Street in the Abule Tailor area of Lagos.

Also read: Pastor drowns in Ilorin flood

It was raining when they were returning from the bank and they decided to wait for the rain to stop at a shop on James Akanbi Street.

Stephe accidentally fell into one of the drains that connect a canal which links the street to Aboru and Ipaja Ayobo– neighbouring communities which was submerged by flood.

Read more at Punch

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