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Togolese Woman Running From Scorpion Falls Into Well & Dies In Ipaja Lagos

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Togolese Woman Running From Scorpion Falls Into Well & Dies In Ipaja Lagos

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Togolese Trader Fleeing From Scorpion Falls Into Well And Dies In Ayobo Ipaja Lagos, Husband & Kids Travel To Togo To Inform Family Members

A caring Togolese woman who had lived in Nigeria all her life has died.

40-year-old Ablavi Honkpati reportedly fell into a well in front of her apartment on Saturday after she panicked the moment she saw a scorpion.

According to Metro Plus, the mother of 4 was cleaning the planks used to cover the abandoned 100 feet deep well at Alaja community in Ayobo area of Ipaja Lagos when she slipped and fell into the well.

togolese womans falls into well lagosThe scene of the incident

Her scream attracted neighbours who tried to get her out of the well to no avail until Lagos State Fire Service men were called to the scene.

Sadly, she had died before their arrival.

Her husband and children travelled to Togo on Sunday to break the sad news to her family members.

She will be laid to rest in Lagos on Friday.



  1. Big Aunty Koks

    August 7, 2018 at 7:36 AM

    Pity! If the well is abandoned, should it not be properly boarded or sealed off to avoid such occurrences?
    May God console the family.
    RIP lady.

  2. fifelomo

    August 7, 2018 at 7:57 AM

    Rip woman

  3. Danti

    August 7, 2018 at 8:55 AM

    State law must prohibits the use of any unsecured object such as planks, round plastic, banana leaves etc. Every well must be inspected and certified by the department of public safety and when a well is not in use, it must be covered securely to prevent any form of accident.

  4. Charity Arinze

    August 13, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    So sad Iya Afi has to leave the world this way. Spoke to her prior her death. We even joked about the jolof rice she’s making that afternoon and the incessant drink in of Pepsi Asore his neighbour bought for her.
    RIPP Mummy mausey

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