3 Killed As Lagos Rains Destroy Houses, Properties
LAGOS, October 19, (THEWILL) - Tuesday’s persistent rainfall in Lagos has left three (3) persons dead in Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Several houses and properties were also destroyed by floods due to the rains.
An Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) youth leader known in the community as Nash was amongst those feared dead.
The Baale of Suberu Oje, Chief Sakiru Subair told journalists today that the floods swept away assets running into millions on naira in Suberu Oje, Oke-Abiye and Sanni Agbesinga communities.
Another victim feared dead is 35 years old Mr. Nurudeen Opeyemi.
The remains of the dead are yet to be recovered according to the traditional ruler, who urged the Lagos State Government to assist the communities affected.