Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Tragic: Flood Drowns Pastor After Heavy Downpour In Kwara

A yet to be named pastor was said to
have drowned on Tuesday, August 5,
2014 as a result floods stemming from
heavy rainfall which happened in the
Kwara state capital, Illorin.
The clergy was said to be a volunteer
for the community development
association and was trying to create a
path for free flow of the flood in front of
his house when the unfortunate incident
The downpour which resulted in the
flood was said to have started from
around midnight until about 11 am on
Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
Vanguard reports:
The deceased, according to
residents in Kilanko area of the
state capital, where the incident
happened, used to create water
channels whenever there was such
heavy rain.
Vanguard reliably gathered that
the Pastor whose name was yet to
be ascertained at press time, was
going about his past time when he
slipped and fell into the gutter and
the flood carried him away.
Unfortunately, there was nobody to
rescue him.
It was when the rains subsided
some 30 minutes later that the
residents discovered that the pastor
was missing.
A search party was quickly set up
which later found him dead inside a
gully, about 500 metres from his
Contacted, the state Police Public
Relations Officer, PPRO, Ajayi
Okasanmi, confirmed the incident.
He said his remains had been
deposited at the University of Ilorin
Teaching Hospital, UITH, morgue.
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