Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered a probe into the accident that involved a boat sailing from Mile 2 to Ibeshe, in which two passengers died last Friday.

Written by on July 12, 2022

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered a probe into the accident that involved a boat sailing from Mile 2 to Ibeshe, in which two passengers died last Friday.

The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

Emergency authorities, including the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority, had said a total of 15 bodies were found during a recovery operation conducted after the W-19 passenger fibre boat capsized.

The commissioner warned that anyone found to have contributed in any way to the tragedy would be made to face the law in a bid to ensure a reoccurrence of such an incident was prevented.


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