[NEWS] THREE PERSONS CONFIRMED DEAD IN LAGOS BOAT ACCIDENT

 

 

THREE PERSONS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED DEAD AS A BOAT CARRYING 20 PASSENGERS CAPSIZED BETWEEN LIVERPOOL AND COCONUT UNDER BRIDGE IN LAGOS.

ADESINA TIAMIYU, THE GENERAL MANAGER, LAGOS STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ADESINA TIAMIYU, SAID THE INCIDENT HAPPENED ON WEDNESDAY AT 8:20P.M.

HE SAID: ”12 OF THE PASSENGERS WERE RESCUED ALIVE BY THE LAGOS STATE WATERWAYS AUTHORITY (LASWA) OFFICIALS AND LOCAL DIVERS. AND THAT THE RESCUE TEAM WERE STILL SEARCHING FOR FIVE OTHER MISSING PASSENGERS.

TWO MALES AND ONE FEMALE WERE CONFIRMED DEAD, WHILE SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATION HAVE BEEN PUT ON HOLD TILL THE FOLLOWING DAY FOR THE REMAINING FIVE MISSING PEOPLE.