The body of a 17-year-old girl, simply identified as Ayisat, who was swept away by strong flood at Alapafuja axis of the Surulere Low-Cost Housing Estate on Monday June 22, has been found. On Monday, Lagos witnessed a heavy downpour causing most areas in the state to become flooded. The canal along Alapafuja close linking Bank Olemoh was submerged as a result of flooding.
After an intense search, men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, found the dead body of the girl at Onilegogo canal, Surulere on Tuesday afternoon June 23. The body was handed over to her community members who immediately buried her near the canal.