65-Year Old Woman Found Dead Inside a Well in Kwara


Hammed Shittu in Ilorin

Tragedy struck over the weekend in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, when a 65-year old woman, popularly called Iya Majeobaje, who was in charge of ensuring the sanitary condition of a mosque in llorin, has been reportedly found dead inside a well at the mosque’s premises.

THISDAY checks revealed that the incident happened at Ansarul- Deen Mosque, Osere, Sawmill area, Ilorin..

It was learnt that the woman fell into the well last Friday at about 5:00 pm while fetching water to clean the mosque but was brought out dead on Saturday afternoon.

An eyewitness told journalists on Sunday in Ilorin that there was nobody within the vicinity of the mosque to rescue her when she fell inside the well.

Some of the residents of the area who discovered the dead woman immediately alerted the state fire service in llorin.

The Director of the State Fire Service, Mr. Tiamiyu Raji, who confirmed the incident, said personnel from the Fire Service removed the woman from the well dead on Saturday afternoon.