LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Lagos State Police Command have confirmed the death of two persons following a stampede by worshippers at the Comfort Life Mission International Church, Lagos, on Thursday, 18 August, 2022.
The spokesperson for the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed this on Friday.
He explained that the incident occurred at about 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church, located on 13/15, Ewenla Street, Pab Bus stop, Ikotun, Lagos.
“The police received a report that there was a stampede during their congregational service at the church on Thursday. As a result of the stampede, five persons slumped and were rushed to Isolo General Hospital for treatment,” the police stated.
The spokesman added, “A woman of about 45 years old and a five-year-old girl, whose identities and address are unknown, died. The scene has been visited, corpses deposited at Mainland General Hospital mortuary, Yaba, for preservation, investigation in progress.”