In Lagos Father of 4 children killed in mudslide awarded N5m by state government

Mr Okeoseye Odiah, who lost his four children in the mudslide disaster in Magodo area of Lagos recently was given N5million by the Lagos state government.

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Father of 4 children killed in mudslide awarded N5m by state government

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A man reported to have lost his 4 children in a mudslide disaster has been reported to have been awarded the sum of N5m as compensation for his loss.

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Mr Okeoseye Odiah, who lost his four children in the mudslide disaster in Magodo area of Lagos recently was given N5million by the Lagos state government.

In the early hours of 4:50am on Saturday, 7th of November, 2015, the Policeman is said to have lost his four children after mud detached from a hill at Isheri, Magodo area of Ojodu Berger, landing on the building located in Orisha, Magodo Phase1.

The cheque was presented on behalf of the Lagos state governor by the Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Mr Seye Oladejo.

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Mr Oladejo reiterated that the government would do everything possible to look after the family, noting that the gesture would assist the family in securing accommodation.

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