Just In:  Flood Sweeps Away Ondo Female Junior School Student 

By Damilare Adeleye

A female student attending a Junior Secondary School at Mount Carmel Girls School, Ikare Akoko, the headquarters of the Ikare Akoko Local Government Area of Ondo State, identified as Motunrayo John, has been swept away by a flood.

The flood was as a result of heavy rainfall in the community.

It was learnt that the incident occurred on Tuesday in Semusemu area of the town.

According to a source in the community, the girl was playing with erosion and she put her legs inside the water when she mistakenly slipped into the water and was carried away.

“The only thing found while searching for her is her mathematical set,” the source said.

Also, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ikare Akoko, Mr. Olatujoye Akinwande, who confirmed the incident said the school principal, Mrs. Ajoke Asiwaju, reported the matter at the police station.

He, however, said the search and rescue operation had commenced.