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Tragedy averted as boat with 10 passengers capsizes in Lagos (photo)

Tragedy was averted Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, rescued a total of 10 persons after their boat capsized.

No life lost as boat with 10 passengers capsizes in Lagos (photos)

According to reports, no life was lost after a boat capsized at Marine Police Head-quarter, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi on Tuesday night July 28.

The boat while en route to Ikoyi from Ilashe collided with an unidentified substance. A total of 10 persons(9 Adult males and a female) were affected and were rescued alive by the Marine Police in conjunction with LASEMA Response team as no life was lost. The names of the victims are as follows

Ogungbe Taiwo(Captain of the Boat)
Ernest Abode
Anjadick Emmanuel Isah
Obima Ewere
Mashack Bulus
Oyefeso Oluwamayo
Owoyemi Taiwo Peter
Aina Oluwasanmi
Lawal Gbolahan and
Chinasa Temitope(female)

The second boat was recovered from the sea ten minutes after the first one which had 7 victims on board and the whole number of victims rescued now 17 in number ( 16 Males and 1 female).


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