While many Lagos residents were celebrating the Eid-el-fitri at
the Bar Beach on Friday, a yet to be
identified teenager drowned at the beach.
A fun seeker, who witnessed the incident and identified himself simply as Michael REVEALED that there was a heavy traffic of persons at the beach while there were only two live guards on duty.
According to the witness, the teenage boy was spotted by a few people
who were standing at the tip of the ocean. Here is an excerpt of the
He said three unidentified young men made frantic
attempts to see if they could rescue the drowning boy, but they could
not muster enough courage to move into the centre of the ocean.
He said the high waves of the surging ocean were too much for the
volunteers, who eventually gave up the idea of saving the victim.
According to him, all the fun seekers around watched helplessly as the boy struggled and was finally submerged by water.
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