Man loses wife, two children to collapsed building in Lagos.


A Man, Emmanuel Utache has lost his wife and three children in a collapsed building incident during the heavy downpour in the morning in Lagos.

It was gathered that the ugly incident happened at 48 Arisha Water Front Otun Araromi Street, Magodo Phase 1.

Confirming this incident in a statement issued by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, The general manager, Dr Femi Oke-Osayintolu noted that a mother, her two children and sister were victims of the unfortunate event.

Femi said that the woman Mrs Jumiah Utache, mother of two children, two-year-old Domino Utache, a year-old Daniel Utache and nine-year-old Faith Emmanuel (wife’s sister), all died this morning.

Meanwhile, LASEMA Boss said that the husband of the woman sustained different degrees of injuries as he was rushed to an unknown hospital.“The incident which occurred during this morning’s heavy rainfall before midday saw the husband, Mr Emmanuel Utache, who sustained different degrees of injuries being rushed to a hospital in an unknown destination before arrival of LASEMA for the rescue operation.“The now concluded operation in which LASEMA bagged remains of the dead Utache family and relative, were handed over to their extended family members,” he said.

Source: Tribune Online



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