Three rescued in Lagos flood

Emergency responders have rescued three persons from a Lexus Jeep that was swept away by heavy flood around Oyatoki area of Agege, Lagos State.

 

This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the Zonal Coordinator, South-West, National Emergency Management Agency, on Saturday in Lagos.

 

Farinloye said the incident involved two vehicles, a Lexus Jeep carrying three persons and a Toyota with three occupants.

 

According to him, the six persons were reported to have been swept away when rainwater overflowed an uncompleted canal in the area.

 

“The residents reportedly warned the people in the vehicles to desist from passing through the road but they were adamant, but drove through, and they were swept away,

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