Photo News: Bariga Fire Victims Identified As Pastor, Wife, Children

Members of the family of four burnt to death in a fire incident early Wednesday morning at No. 13, Buraimoh street, Bariga area of Lagos, have been identified.

The victims are Kenneth Eze; his wife, Favour; and their two children, Miracle and Marvellous.

Late Kenneth Eze was pastor in charge of the World Harvest Ministry in Gbagada, Lagos.

An overnight fire killed the family of four on Wednesday.

The Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, confirmed the incident on Wednesday in Lagos.

Fadipe said the incident occurred at about 2.48 a.m.

He said personnel of the service got to the scene of the incident as soon as they got information about the fire, but that due to the double burglary irons on the door and window of the apartment, they were unable to reach the victims in time.

“The apartment is a chemist store. The father, mother, and two children of ages five and eight were found dead inside the store.

“We advise that although one needs security in his or her house or business place, it should not be to the detriment of the people.

“Members of the family should always know the exist of their apartment whenever there is an emergency,” the director said.

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