Flood sweeps away 4-year-old girl in Lagos.

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There have been steady downpour of rain in most parts of Lagos since Wednesday morning, and most places have been flooded, it has been gathered that a 4-year-old girl was swept away by flood in Papa Ashafa area off Agege, Lagos.

The search for the toddler has been initiated by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) they have enjoined the inhabitants of Aboru, Iyana-Ipaja, Command Ota in Ogun state to be on the lookout for the body. The girl who goes by the name Azizat was said to have been living with her parents at No. 38 Fashola Street, off Odebode Street, Papa Ashafa, Orile Agege. Their house was flooded and they were scrambling to get to higher ground, in the process Azizat slipped and fell into a drainage that was filled with water and was carried away.