A three-year-old boy escaped death yesterday in Ibadan when a mud house suddenly collapsed on him and another 15-year-old girl.
The incident happened when they were going to school. The names of the school children were Emmanuel Oketunbi (3), Rashidat Popoola(15).
Oketunbi, according to a source attends Ifeoluwa Nursery and Primary School, while Popoola is a student of the United Secondary School, Idiose, Ibadan.
They were said to be rushing to their schools when the building collapsed on them. But divine providence saved them as a passer-by alerted others that the building fell on two children who were going to school.
Following the alarm raised, residents of the area quickly organized a rescue team that pulled the two children out of the rubble.
The three-year old boy was said to have sustained head injury and taken to Adeoyo State Hospital for treatment while the older one whose injury was said to be more serious was taken to the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan.