Lagos: Boat Capsize, Pregnant Woman Dies, 16 Missing


A boat capsize occurred in Ikorodu area of Lagos state yesterday Saturday June 29th. A pregnant woman has been reported dead while 16 others are missing following the boat mishap.

According to reports, the Lagos boat which was transiting from Badore to Egbin in Ijede Ikorodu, capsize d at about 10pm.

In November last year, three dead were reported dead and 19 others rescued after a boat capsized in Ibru Jetty waterfront in Lagos state. About 22 passengers had reportedly boarded the boat from the Liverpool Jetty to the Ojo waterside, but midway into the journey, the boat had a head-on collision with another.