Midnight fire incident claims couple’s four children in Lagos State

Midnight fire incident claims couple’s four children in Lagos State

A couple, Chukwudi Micheal and Bolani Micheal, have been thrown into mourning after losing four children to a fire that gutted their two-room apartment on Tapa Road, Oke-Oko, Isawo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

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It is reported that the incident occurred around 1pm on Sunday, June 26, as one of the children, Jeremiah, 12, died on the spot. It was gathered that the couple were sleeping in their room with their eight-year-old surviving daughter, Esther, when the inferno stated in the room where the four boys slept.

The three other siblings: Prayer, 18; Trust in God, 14; and Ebube, 10, sustained severe burns and were rushed to a hospital, where they died a few days later. The victims’ father, Chukwudi, said he woke up to the scream of one of his children, who was calling for help.

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