JUST IN: Flood Sweeps Student Away In Ondo During Heavy Downpour


The heavy downpour in Ikare-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, a student of Mount Carmel Girls’ Secondary School in the town had been swept away by flood.

While on her way home, the student, identified as Motunrayo John, a Junior Secondary School, JSS, student, was said to have unintentionally fallen into a drainage ditch.

It was gathered that the incident took place in River Dada in the ancient town’s Semu-Semu neighborhood.

The victim, according to sources, had measured the flood’s depth with her legs before she fell and was swept away.

READ ALSO: Ondo: Tears As Heavy Flood Sweeps Away Student

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ikare-Akoko Police Division, Superintendent of Police (SP) Olatujoye Akinwande, confirmed the regrettable incidence and stated that Mrs. Ajoke Asiwaju, the principal of Mount Carmel Girls’ Secondary School, had reported the incident.

The DPO said that a search and rescue effort for the girl had already been initiated.

Watch Leakblast TV channel from around the world

Call Us: +234(0)8080859239

Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8181166425


Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble Endeavor.

By contributing to LeakBlast, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Support LeakBlast


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here