A resident of Igando community, Lagos Mainland was rescued from the jaws of death by the officials of the Lagos State Fire Service yesterday, Monday, February 12, 2018, after falling inside the well he was working in.
According to the officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, the victim identified as Billiaminu Abdullahi, was rescued from the well at about 2:00 pm after he fell inside the well.
The victim, a local artisan was engaged to dig the well and in the process, slipped and fell inside the well and got trapped.
Speaking on the incident, the Public Affairs Officer of the Fire Service, Bola Ajao, while confirming the rescue operations, stated that Officers of the Fire Service responded to the distress call at about 2:00 pm from the Ikotun Fire Service Station.
Ajao stressed that the agency promptly mobilized to the scene to rescue the victim who was already battling for his life inside the well.