Five dead, 16 rescued as boat capsizes in Lagos |

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Five occupants of a 20 capacity passenger boat were confirmed dead in the early hours of Saturday when the passenger boat, Lalek Marine in which they were travelling from Ebute-Ero to Ikorodu capsized at Owode Ibeshe.

In a statement signed in the early hours of Saturday by the General Manager of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, 16 passengers have been rescued in an ongoing search and rescue operations.

According to the statement, “On the 3rd of July,2020 a 20 capacity passenger boat with the name LALEK MARINE is suspected to have left Ebute Ero Jetty around 8pm (After Approved Sailing Time which is 6pm), and didnt arrive at its destination which was…



Source: Nigerian Tribune