A three-year-old girl identified as Seyi Jebose, has been killed after falling into a well at her place of residence in Lagos.
It was revealed that Seyi was playing with her friends at Number 1, Gemini Bus Stop, Baruwa, Ipaja, Lagos, when she fell through the rusty cover into the well.
Hours after Seyi was declared missing, men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, were called and a search party began.
Moments later, her body was discovered in the well by the LASEMA officials. Subsequently, she was rushed to the hospital where she was confirmed dead.
Confirming the tragic incident, the Director General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said;
“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