Pandemonium As Collapsed Water Tank Crushes Mother, Baby To Death In Akure


LAGOS DECEMBER 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-There was pandemonium in Aiyedun Quarters, Akure when an overhead water tank crashed on a bungalow and killed an 8-day-old baby girl and her mother in their bedroom.

The 1-bedroom detached bungalow, along Egbe Road by the Primary Health Centre, collapsed when the full overhead water tank crashed on the bedroom section of the building killing the 30-year-old Mrs. Bose Sanusi instantly.

However, the grandmother of the baby and her elder brother escaped unscathed because they were in the kitchen of the building which was not affected when it collapsed.

The remains of the baby and her mother have been removed and deposit in the morgue.

Confirming the incident, Spokesperson for the state Police Command, Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, a Superintendent of Police, said a 30-year-old mother and her daughter got killed in the building collapse.

She said investigation is ongoing on the reason for the crash of the overhead water tank and eventual collapse of the building which led to the death of the baby who was christened on Tuesday.

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