Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA are carrying out a search to recover a 4-year-old child who was swept away by flood in Lagos.
The rescue team began their search at 38 Fashola street, Papa Asafa, Orile, Agege, Vanguard reports.
The incident reportedly happened around 10 am during the torrential rainfall with attendant heavy flooding.
Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident to the publication, saying that the agency received a distress call from a witness.
“Response team from the agency has been dispatched immediately with search and rescue operation ongoing,” Oke-Osanyintolu stated.