A 13-year-old pupil identified as Egbadon Overcome has been killed by flood while on his way to school. Late Overcome was a primary 3 pupil of Idumu Ague Primary School in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State. She was said to have been swept away by the flood after a heavy downpour.
Her body was removed by officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps.
“The Edo State Universal Basic Education Board regrets to announce the unfortunate death of Egbadon Overcome, a 13-year-old primary 3 pupil of Idumu Ague Primary School, in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State,” Dr. Oviawe said.