Social worker previously reported missing discovered safe in Lagos.


A 63-year-old social worker, Mrs. Ayodele Idowu Lawal, previously reported missing in Lagos State, has been located. Lawal, a member of the Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASoW) Lagos State Chapter, disappeared on Monday, Nov. 13, after leaving her residence in Igando to attend church. Her phone’s last known location was traced to Festac Town before it went offline.

Fortunately, she was found on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

The NASoW Chairperson in the state, Ms. Olubunmi Lamilisa, confirmed Lawal’s discovery, stating that she was alive. According to DailyPost, Lawal was involved in an accident and is currently receiving care at a private health facility in Shibiri, Ojo local government area of the state. Lamilisa added that Lawal had been subsequently transferred to LASUTH for further medical attention.

“Mrs. Ayodele Folorunsho Lawal has been found. She was involved in an accident and is being managed in a private health facility in Shibiri, Ojo LGA of Lagos State, before being moved to LASUTH this afternoon, where top management, medical social workers, and directors of nursing rallied around her.

“She is semi-conscious as she sustained various degrees of fractures. We ask for your prayers and support for her speedy recovery. We are indeed very grateful for the wide publicity and support given to the NASoW family.”

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