Peter Olaniyi }
10 Passengers escaped death by Whiskers yesterday evening when their boat capsized on Lagos waterways.
The Acting Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Lagos State, Alhaji Ibrahim who made this known in a statement, said, “10 passengers were rescued alive when their boat capsized.
According to him, the boat took off from Lagos Island going to Ikorodu before it capsized.
Farinloye said that with the special support by operators and volunteers, they pulled resources together, and rescued the passengers.
Also confirming the incident, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), said that the agency as at yesterday evening was still compiling information about the accident and the cause.
The LASWA MD said the boat left Lagos Island, which experienced a lot of water activities.
The general manager, however said that he would make further pronouncement on the accident later.
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