It is surely a week to forget for the Odiah family in Magodo area of Lagos, as four children of same father were on Saturday killed by a mudslide.
The unfortunate incident occurred in the Orisha area of Isheri-Magodo, Ojodu, Lagos State. Three of the children are of the same mother, while one belongs to the man’s second wife.
According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA); the massacre was caused after mudslide slipped from a hill onto a three-bedroom bungalow, causing a partial collapse of the building, with the children trapped.
Rescue efforts failed as all four were brought out dead.
Their details were given as Sylva Odiah, 23; Sayo Odiah, 15; Clinton Odiah, 11; and Endurance Odiah, eight.
The woman, who gave birth to three of the deceased, was said to have sustained minor injury and was rushed to Yaba General Hospital for treatment.
The eldest wife, Felicia Odiah, also had minor bruises and was given First Aid treatment.