Flood sweeps Lexus Jeep, four occupants away in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS– Perennial flood which occurred in Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos State, has reportedly swept a Lexus Jeep with four occupants on board.

The incident occurred at Oyatoki axis about 20 minutes ago.

Another jeep with three occupants on board was said to be trapped in the flood but they were able to escape from the jeep.

However, the wave of the flood has prevented them from being rescued to a safer place.

An eye witness, simply identified as James, who put a call across Vanguard said, ” It’s happening presently in Oko-Oba, Agege where flood has swept a jeep and Lexus car.

“The jeep with four occupants are no where to be found but the car is trapped at a spot and its three occupants have managed to escape from the car but are still trapped in the flood due to the current of the flood.”

At press time, men of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service have arrived the scene.

Contacted, Lagos State Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye said his men were on their way.



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