A Junior Secondary School student of Mount Carmel Girls School, Ikare Akoko, identified as Motunrayo John, has reportedly been swept away by flood.
The school is located at the headquarters of the Ikare Akoko Local Government Area of Ondo State,
It was gathered that the incident happened on Tuesday in Semusemu area of the town. The details of the incident are still sketchy.
However, a source in the community stated that the girl mistakenly slipped into the water and was carried away.
The source said, “The only thing found while searching for her is her mathematical set.”
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.