Something tragic happened in Lagos this morning.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has the story. See the pictures after the NEMA statement.

This morning a mudslide from a hill at Orisha, Isheri-Magodo, Ojodu slipped from the hill into a three bedroom bungalow building causing partial collapse of building trapping four children of same father.

The children namely Sylva Odiah 23; Sayo Odiah, 15; Clinton Odiah, 11; and Endurance Odiah, eight were recovered dead.

Three of the children are from one mother. The mum sustained minor injury and was rushed to Yaba General Hospital for treatment.

The eldest wife, Felicia Odiah had minor bruises and was given First Aid treatment.

Parts of the
Part of the “footing” of this building was washed away.
Responders tried to save the day.
Responders tried to save the day.
Lagos state emergency officials were on hand to help. But none could save the children.
Lagos state emergency officials were on hand to help. But none could save the children.
Some residents could only standby and watch...in shock.
Some residents could only standby and watch…in shock.
Residents worked with government officials to look for survivors.
Residents worked with government officials to look for survivors.
Another woman wails. It's a tragedy.
Another woman wails. It’s a tragedy.
This woman collapses after hearing the sad news.
This woman collapses after hearing the sad news.
The bodies were bagged.
The bodies were bagged.
One of the bereaved women could not be consoled.
One of the bereaved women could not be consoled.

Newsroom has more on this story. Click here to read it.

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