Five children (siblings) from the same family were burnt to death during a fire outbreak, in their parents’ home in Lagos state.
The incident is said to have happened in Abagbo village, Takwa Bay in Lagos state.
According to the mother of the victims, Florence Asoye, she left her home at about 6.30pm on August 6th to Takwa-bay Jetty only to come back to see her room completely raised down by fire. Asoye said she left her children under the care of one Suliat who locked the children in the room and left to unknown destination. The cause of the fire is yet unknown.
The children were said to have been burnt beyond recognition they are, Folake Ogundiya ‘f’ 13years old, Abigail Ogundiya ‘f’ 8years old, Daniel Bakare ‘m’ 6years old, Chidima Achomye ‘f’, Nnamdi Achomye ‘m’ 2years old and Khadijat ‘f’ 1year old.
Their remains have been deposited in the morgue.