Seventeen passengers, including officers of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), were rescued when a boat, Fazma Logistics, capsized near Third Mainland Bridge on Monday morning.
A statement by LASWA noted that the boat’s driver is being interrogated while adding that investigation is ongoing.
“At 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 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 ongoing,” the LASWA statement read.
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