Motunrayo John, a junior secondary school student of Mount Carmel Girls School, Ikare Akoko, the headquarters of the Ikare Akoko Local Government Area of Ondo State, was reportedly swept away by a flood.
It was gathered that the flood was caused by a downpour in the community.
The details of the incident were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report. It was reported that the incident happened on Tuesday in the Semusemu area of the town.
Eyewitness in the community stated that the girl was playing with erosion and she put her legs inside the water when she mistakenly slipped into the water and was carried away.
The source said, “The only thing found while searching for her is her mathematical set.”
Mr. Olatujoye Akinwande, the Divisional Police Officer in Ikare Akoko who confirmed the incident said the school principal, Mrs. Ajoke Asiwaju, reported the matter at the police station.
He said the search and rescue operation had started.