The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has recovered an additional corpse from the scene of the boat mishap at Ikorodu, raising the death toll to four.

This was disclosed by Head, Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Wuraola Alake, who added that the submerged boat had also been recovered.


It was gathered that a 14-passenger boat named Oluwaseyifunmi sank after it suddenly developed a mechanical fault around Ibeshe-Ikorodu waters.


According to Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the tragedy occurred at about 7:30 pm yesterday.

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