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Rescuers Recovered 15 Bodies From Lagos Boat Mishap


No fewer than eleven more bodies were recovered on Sunday from the ill-fated boat sailing from Mile 2 to Ibeshe in the Ojo area of Lagos State after four were found on Saturday.

The acting Coordinator of the Lagos Territorial Office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development.

“It is likely that two more bodies have been sighted. But it is until final recovery is done before that can be confirmed,” he added.

The NEMA coordinator insisted that wooden boats are not permitted to be used as passengers’ boats.

“But only at these odd hours the illegal operators always put the lives of unsuspecting passengers at risk,” he added.

Farinloye told journalists that efforts are on to address the gaps with all stakeholders such as the Nigerian Navy’s Special Boat Service, Association of Boat/Ferry Operators of Nigeria, LASWA, NIWA, NEMA and Marine Police to address the situation.

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