17 Passengers Rescued As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

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Officers of the Lagos State Waterways Authority and some first responders rescued 17 passengers when their boat capsized near Third Mainland Bridge  close to the Bariga ferry terminal in Lagos State.


This was disclosed in a statement released via LASWA's Twitter handle on Monday.


The statement read, “ At about 7 am on Monday 20th of February 2023, a commercial passenger ferry named Fazma logistics, loaded with 17 passengers, left Ikorodu ferry terminal at exactly 6:45 am en route Ebute.


“ Ero but unfortunately capsized around the Third mainland bridge close to Bariga ferry terminal. All the passengers were rescued alive by first responders including officers of the Lagos State Waterways Authority LASWA.


“ Boat recovery operations  commenced immediately while the boat captain is  been interrogated and investigation is on going.”

17 Passengers Rescued As Boat Capsizes In Lagos


Credit: Twitter | TalktoLaswa

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