Three children of the same parents on Saturday night died in an inferno that destroyed their three-room-self-contain apartment in Egbeda-Akowonjo area of Lagos State.
The incident caused by a candle-lit occurred around 10 p.m., at No 20, Fakoya St, . Vulcaniser Bus Stop, Egbeda Akowonjo. It left the three kids, identified as : Ifeoma, 9; Emeka, 7; and Udeoma, 3 dead.
Fadipe revealed in detail, that the fire broke after the father of the children had gone to check his wife, the mother of the children, in the hospital, where she had just given birth to their fourth child.
He said that the fire service was not called to the scene on time, and advised people to stop the use of candle to lit their house.