LASEMA rescues 10 as Boat capsizes at Marine Police HQ

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Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu

LASEMA saves the day as Boat capsizes at Marine Police Head-quarter, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi.

On arrival of the Shark Squad, LASEMA Lekki Zonal Office at the incident scene, on the night of Tuesday, 28th July, 2020, investigation carried out revealed that a boat capsized while enroute Ikoyi from Ilashe as the boat collided on unidentified substance.

A total of 10 persons(9 Adult males and a female) were involved in the incident and were rescued alive by the Marine Police in conjunction with LASEMA Response Team as no life was lost.

The names of the victims are as follows;

Ogungbe Taiwo(Captain of the Boat)

Ernest Abode

Anjadick Emmanuel Isah

Obima Ewere

Mashack Bulus

Oyefeso Oluwamayo

Owoyemi Taiwo Peter

Aina Oluwasanmi

Lawal Gbolahan and

Chinasa Temitope(female)

The second boat was recovered from the water ten minutes after the first one which had 7 victims on board and the total number of victims rescued now 17 in number ( 16 Males and 1 female).

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