Mudslide kills one at an illegal Shanty in Lagos

A mudslide on illegal shanties at Mechanic Village in Agidingbi, Lagos, has killed one person.

The Emergency Response Team, that rushed to the area after a distress call, found out that three people were trapped in the mud.

Two were rescued, but one died.

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The General Manager of the Lagos Emergency Management Agency, Michael Akindele describes the area as a wet land and a buffer zone which is not habitable for human settlement.

But people have continued living there, despite sensitization by the government.

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