A boat carrying not less than fifteen persons is said to have capsized at the 4th Avenue, Opposite 41 Road Junction, Festac Town, Lagos.

The Public Information Officer, National Emergency Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye disclosed this to Daily Times.

Eye report says that it had over 15 people in it.

“We urgently need your assistance. This is a distressed alert received around 11:10pm. Navy Special Boat Service, National Inland Water Ways, Marine Police, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Police Disaster unit, Navy Air-wing and NEMA have been mobilized to search for the boat,” Farinloye said.

Details later.


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