10 dead, three missing in Lagos boat mishap

10 dead, three missing in Lagos boat mishap

- About 10 people have lost their lives in a boat accident in Lagos

- Three people have also been declared missing

- The boat was reported to have capsized over engine failure

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In what can be described as a black Friday, about 10 persons have lost their lives after a boat capsized in Lagos.

Also, three people are still missing at the time of filing this report.

According to The Nation, the sad accident occurred around 5:45pm on Wednesday, July 29, at Kirikiri, Apapa, less than 24 hours after 18 persons cheated death in two boat accidents in Victoria Island.

According to reports, the crash was as a result of an engine failure developed shortly after the boat left Kirikiri jetty for Badagry.

18 persons were said to b onboard with five of them were rescued by Marine Police operatives.

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10 dead, three missing in Lagos boat mishap

About 10 people have lost their lives in a boat accident in Lagos
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha, the director of administration at the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), is dead.

Nwoha died in a ghastly accident on his way to Owerri, Imo state to celebrate the Sallah festival.

In a statement signed by NSCIA's chairman, media committee, Femi Abba, the tragic development took place along the ill-fated Okene road in Kogi state.

In the report, Abba said: “With heavy hearts and impregnable sobriety, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affair (NSCIA) hereby announces the demise of its Director of Administration, Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha.

"He died in a road accident at Okene, Kogi State, on his way to Owerri in Imo State for Eidul Adha last Wednesday.”

A former deputy director in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Nwoha was NSCIA’s representative at the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

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