Flooding: Two Children Washed Away In Ondo Community

Flooding: Two Children Washed Away In Ondo Community

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Two kids of different parents, identified as Igulapelewe Inuesokan and Justinah Seiwei have been declared missing in Ajakpa community of Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State .

It was gathered that the children had been missing since last Friday during the flood that occurred in the community .
They were said to be missing when their parents were not at home .

It was when the parents returned that the two children were discovered missing.
Sequel to this, it was suspected that the kids must have been swept away by the flood .

A traditional ruler in the community , High Chief Godwin Akpos , who disclosed this on the telephone , said the incident was caused by the flood which had wreaked havoc in the town .

He said, “ It has never happened like this before . The situation has badly affected the whole community , no house was spared , including schools and churches.
“ It (the flood ) started about four days ago but today (Sunday ) is the worst.
“ All our houses and property are gone . It was so unfortunate that we even lost two children to the incident . ”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Mr . Femi Joseph, said he had not been briefed about the matter.

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