Two male students of a private secondary school were picked up dead in the flood after a heavy rain in Alagbado area of Lagos on Thursday, witnesses confirmed.
The witnesses said the boys were found floating on water at Casso Bus Stop on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway by shop owners and people waiting to board vehicles to their destinations.
Some commercial motorcycle riders carried them to a private hospital which confirmed them dead.
A witness said she and others were taking shelter from the rain in a nearby shop when they noticed the floating bodies on the water.
“That was how we discovered the boys and quickly the Okada (motorcycle riders) people rushed and lifted them on their shoulders but they were lifeless because their legs and hands were just dangling, the witness said
It was reported that there was heavy rain in the area in the afternoon which resulted in heavy flooding