The Principal of Bethlehem Girls College, Rev. Sr Henrietta Alokha has reportedly lost her life in the pipeline explosion witnessed in Abule Ado community, Lagos on Sunday.
The Director-General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, seventeen people died and 25 injured in the explosion.
Alokha was said to be rescuing some students who were trapped in the boarding school, but died after the roof of the educational facility fell on her.
The late principal is the younger sister of WB Anselm Alokha.