Boat with five passengers capsizes in Lagos

Posted by News Express | 17 July 2021 | 808 times

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A boat carrying five passengers has capsized in Lagos State.

It was gathered that the boat was heading to Badagry when the incident happened on Friday.

An official of the Lagos State Waterways confirmed the incident, saying that the five passengers have been rescued.

“No Cause for Alarm! The boat was going to Badagry but unfortunately stopped 5 minutes after casting out of Five Cowries Terminal.

“All passengers have been successfully rescued while the boat moved to safer harbour till the heavy rain stopped and will be taking to dry dock for technical assessment,” the official said.

(The PUNCH)


Source: News Express

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