Thunder strike has killed three teenagers in Ogun State. The
teenagers, Sunday Mulero, Dare Olaife and Sodiq Segun,
were killed on October 10, 2014, at about 6pm at Ijale Ijaka
Street in Ijoun, Ayetoro area of Ogun state.
The information made available to the Police Public
Relations Officer of the command by the Divisional Police
Officer in charge of Ayetoro Division revealed that they were
playing outside their house when the thunder struck and
killed them instantly.
The DPO with his police operatives, who responded to
distress calls put to them, rushed down to the scene to
possibly rescue the teenagers but they were confirmed dead
immediately on arrival at the hospital.
The Commissioner of Police Ogun State, CP Ikemefuna
Okoye, has described the incident as unfortunate. He
sympathised with the families of the deceased and prayed
for God’s mercies and protection over other members of the
The Police boss has advised the parents to warn their
children to desist from playing under heavy rainfall or
engage themselves in any dangerous activities.