A Junior Secondary School student of Mount Carmel Girls School, Ikare Akoko, was on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, swept away by a flood following a heavy downpour in the Semusemu area of the state.
The student identified as Motunrayo John was said to have been playing with erosion with her legs inside the water when she mistakenly slipped in and was carried away in the water. Only her mathematical set was found by a search party.
The Divisional Police Officer in Ikare Akoko, Mr. Olatujoye Akinwande, 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 commenced.