Three-year-old girl falls and dies inside a well in Lagos (photos)
A three-year-old girl, Seyi Jebose, has died after she fell inside a well in the compound she resides in with her parents in Ipaja area in Lagos state on Saturday evening, August 22.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Agency LASEMA, Nosa Okunbor, in a statement released, said the victim died on arrival at Solad Hospital, Maria Street, Baruwa in Ipaja, where she was rushed to for treatment.
“Upon arrival at the incident scene, the team was told that a three-year-old girl, Miss Seyi Jebose, fell inside a well at 1, Gemini Bus Stop, Baruwa, Ipaja. Further investigation revealed that the girl fell through the rusty cover of the well while playing in the compound where she lives with her parents.
“With the combined efforts of LASEMA, Lagos State Fire Service, and NPF Alagolo Division, the girl was brought out of the well and rushed to Solad Hospital, Maria Street, Baruwa Ipaja, where she was confirmed dead on arrival.
The body has been handed over to the family members and Police officers from Alagolo Police Station led by Inspector Abumere. Operation concluded”the statement in part read