NEMA Says Boat Mishap Kills One, Injures Others in Lagos

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A boat mishap which happened on Tuesday at the Ibasa operational area of Inland Waterways in Lagos claimed the life of one of the passengers, leaving others with varying degree of injuries.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the National Emergency Agency (NEMA), South-west, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, said the body of the deceased passenger was recovered immediately.

He said, “It was a 10-passenger boat. The incident happened between Ojo and Tin  Can Island when the boat was on it’s way to Coconut Island.

“Many lives were saved because all the passengers wore life-saving jackets. As at now, we are yet to determine the cause of the


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