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16 Persons Confirmed Missing As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

It was reported that 16 persons got missing in a boat mishap that occurred in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State yesterday been June 29th.

A pregnant woman was also confirmed died in the incident and three persons survived. 

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

None of the passengers were putting on a life jacket when the incident happened. The survivors said the boat driver who was not on duty, was returning from where he had gone to repair his boat when he met them and they pleaded with him to take them to Egbin.

The boat driver was also confirmed among the missing persons. Efforts are being made to find and rescue the missing ones. 

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