The physique of a 3-year-old boy who went lacking has been found in a soakaway pit in Lagos.
The boy, recognized as Waris, was found dead in the cesspit of an uncompleted constructing on Simpson road in Ebute-Meta, Lagos.
In line with Punch, Waris was together with his mom in their house earlier than he went out to play. When his mom did not discover him in the compound moments later, she raised alarm and neighbours joined her in trying to find the boy.
The kid who went lacking at about 3.30pm was not found till round 7pm when one in every of his slippers was found beside the cesspit. Neighbours introduced a ladder and searched contained in the pit the place Waris’ physique was found. He was rushed to the hospital however was pronounced dead.
The daddy of the deceased mentioned the cesspit was opened as a result of staff needed to work on it.
He mentioned: “His mom went to choose him in faculty and after they acquired dwelling, his mom modified his garments and he went out to play. They don’t usually open the cesspit, however yesterday (Wednesday) they needed to work on it, so that they opened it to convey out water that was inside.”