One Dies, Several Injured in Lagos Boat MishapFeatured, Latest News, News From The State Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
One person has been killed while many others sustain various degrees of injuries following a boat mishap at the Ibasa operational area of Inland Waterways in Lagos.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the National Emergency Agency (NEMA), South-west, Ibrahim Farinloye, said the body of the deceased passenger was recovered immediately.
African Examiner source indicated that the 10-passenger boat capsized between Ojo and Tin Can Island on its way to Coconut Island. The high causality during the accident was checked as the passengers wore life-saving jackets. The cause of the mishap is yet to be confirmed.
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