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Tragedy as ten passengers die in Lagos boat mishap

Tragedy as ten passengers die in Lagos boat mishap

Ten passengers lost their lives in a boat mishap in Lagos State.

The Lagos State Waterways Authority, in a statement, said the boat was heading to Badagry from the Kirikiri area of the city on Wednesday when the tragedy struck.

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LASWA said it apprehended the boat captain and handed him over to marine police for further investigation and sanctions as passengers were said not to be wearing personal protective equipment when the incident occurred.

“The emergency and regulatory authorities are still on a search and rescue operation,” the statement said.

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