In more tragedy coming out of Lagos, the building collapse on the island Wednesday has resulted in a mother, who lost her two children in the incident, committing suicide.
The mother reportedly gave birth to the two children, who were between the ages of six and four, through Caesarean Section (CS).
Some residents of the area who narrated the incident said she bought a bottle of insecticide called ‘Sniper’.
“Nobody knew what she wanted to do with the Sniper. But a few minutes later, we saw the bottle beside her where she was sleeping and we found out that she was already dead,” a neighbour, who preferred not to be named, said.
Sympathisers thronged their house to condole with the husband and family members, SaharaReporters writes.
The woman and her husband live in Gambari area of the Island.
Similarly, a mother, Yetunde, whose son was injured, has been too traumatised by the sight of the boy lying critically on the hospital bed, that she has not sat down for over nine hours.
She was seen moving from one corner of the Lagos Island General Hospital to the other in search of the prescribed drugs and other needs demanded by the doctors.
The boy survived the injuries and his two legs are in Plaster of Paris (POP).