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Secondary School Student Swept Away By Flood In Ikare Akoko

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By Ibrahim Kilani, Ikare Akoko.

Tragedy struck the ancient town of Ikare Akoko on Tuesday afternoon as a student of Mount Carmel Girls School was swept away by flood around river Dada in Semusemu area of the town.

The flooding was occasioned by heavy rain.

Report had it that the girl was about playing with erosion when she puts her legs in it and she was carried away.

Confirming the unfortunate incident the divisional police officer DPO Ikare Akoko superintendent of police, SP Olatujoye Akinwande disclosed that the School Principal Mrs Ajoke Asiwaju reported the case to the division while search and rescue operation has commenced.

The DPO urged parents to caution children against playing while it rains.

The same River Dada has recorded two or three incidents in the past while similar happened to a Student of Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA) Akungba three years ago. All efforts to get her body proved abortive.

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