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Two children lost their lives when the fence of a school collapsed on them at Ajose Street, in the Amukoko area of Lagos State.

It was reported that a nine-year-old girl whose identity is yet to be known was walking past the front of the school, Covenant Point Academy,  while a three-year-old, Samat Saheed was playing around the fence of the school, close to his mother’s shop when the fence collapsed suddenly on them.

It was gathered that as the fence collapsed on the minors, its impact crushed Samat’s head, killing him instantly, while the nine-year-old girl lost consciousness and reportedly died shortly after the incident.

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The Lagos State Police Spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident to newsmen said that two suspects including the owner of the school have been arrested in connection with the death.

According to residents, the building had no pillars, just stacked blocks.

They also noted that the building was not well-structured at all; there was no wiring, no pillar, and nothing to hold the building together and that was why it fell easily.

One of the victims is said to have been buried immediately after the incident in accordance with Islamic rights.

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