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LASWA Gives Fresh Update On Lagos Boat Mishap




Corps Member, Five Others Die In Boat Mishap

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has on Thursday said the bodies of the remaining two victims who were declared missing after the Tuesday’s boat mishap had been recovered.

Naija News understands that this makes it five lives to be recorded to have died as a result of the boat mishap.

Naija News recalls that incident involved two passenger speed-boats with 18 passengers on board out of which 13 were rescued while 5 dead in the boat mishap.

While confirming the recovery of the remains of the remaining two victims, the General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, revealed that the bodies include a young adult and a youth.

They were recovered at 8:30 am on Thursday.

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Emmanuel condemned the reckless disregard to safety regulations by some boat operators. and blamed the accident on overspeeding on the part of the sailors.