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One dies in boat accident Published By: Paul Dada

One person lost his life in a boat accident that occured in the Ikoyi area of Lagos on Wednesday evening.

15 persons were, however, said to have been rescued in the boat crash while one person was declared missing.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Waterways Authority, Wuraola Alake, confirmed the development in  statement.

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The statement said, “At about 6.50pm today Wednesday 21, 2024, an Ibeshe bound passenger ferry named T-Ben, having departed from Addax jetty, had a collision with a submerged shoreline concrete at a construction site around the power line corridor at the Lekki Ikoyi Link Bridge.

“15 out of the 17 passengers said to be on board this boat have been rescued with one casualty confirmed, while rescue effort is still ongoing as at the time of issuing this statement.”

 

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