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Lagos State recorded water accident earlier with 21 people involved


On Friday the 3rd of July 2020 the Lagos water ways had an recorded accident which was moving towards Ikorodu ways

The general manager of LASWA Mr oluwadamilola made this know in an interview with the news agency of Nigeria (NAN)in Lagos while providing an update for the incident on Saturday
According to him the total number of rescued victim of the ill_fated 20_passengers fery now stand as 14 against 16 as earlier quoted
There were 21 people involved in the incident with 14 rescued and 5 on fatilities with one 1 still missing
But there are searches still going on by the National inland waterways authority
The local boat operators and the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority are also involve in the search
According to reporters and witnesses the boat which took off illegally from Ebute ero jetty heading to Ikorodu ran into an unseen object in the water ways which result to the miship
The accident happened at owode/ibeshe near Ikorodu at about 8:30 p.m. on Friday
The LASWA boss has said that both the boat operators and the passengers broke the law against water ways travel at night
According to him the Lagos State government through the authority has repeatedly warn passengers and boat operators against night movements on water ways


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