TRAGEDY as a 3-year-old girl identified as Seyi Jebose reportedly died after the little girl fell inside a well in Lagos.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the tragic incident happened in the compound, No 1, Gemini Bus Stop, Baruwa where she resides in with her parents in Ipaja area of Lagos state on Saturday evening, August 22.
It was also learnt that the deceased, Seyi fell through the rusty cover of the well while she playing, without the adults noticing the incident.
Hours after she was declared missing by her parents, the dead body of the girl was later discovered in the well by a search party that was raised.
Speaking to newsmen on the incident, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Agency LASEMA identified as 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.