Tuesday, 10 January 2017


Tragedy struck, today, in Akowonjo area of
Lagos, when a four years old boy Praise
Fakeye reportedly fell into a domestic wellThe incident occurred at No 48, Fakoya street
at about 5.30pm.
Details were sketchy at press time but it was
gathered that he was sent on an errand shortly
after returning from school while his parents
waited endlessly for him to return.
Having waited for so long, his relatives felt
uncomfortable and sensed danger.
Immediately, a search party was organised
and that was when the domestic well of a
neighbouring building was found open and the
state fire fighters were invited to the scene
where he was recovered dead.
Eye witnesses’ account said he was in a school
uniform as at the time of the incident which
has been generating controversies in the area.
Eye witnesses’ account said the well was
usually under lock but only God knows how it
was opened for the incident to happen.
Confirming the incident, the Director Lagos
State Fire Service, Razak Fadipe said rescue
operation was concluded at about 7.45pm..