A downpour which lasted for several hours in Lagos on Thursday, wreaked havoc in different parts of the state, destroying property, even as the floods washed away a four- year old girl. LEADERSHIP Friday learnt that some houses had their roofs pulled off by windstorm in Lekki, Ajah, and Orile-Agege areas of the state thereby displacing over 20 households. Many residents of the state could not go about their daily businesses as a result of the flood that accompanied the heavy rain that took the better part of the day.
At No. 12, Hassan Adejobi Street, Papa Ashafa, Orile Agege, the windstorm partially collapsed a bungalow which injured a mother and her daughter. Confirming the development, the Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr. Nosa Okunbor said,’’ the agency’s officials received a distress call concerning a flood incident. Upon arrival of the LASEMA Response Team (LRT) at the incident scene in the company of NEMA officials, it was gathered from residents that a 4- year old girl named “Azeezat” fell into a flooded big ditch while escaping to safety with her family in the wee hour of the night after their compound was submerged by flood.