Eleven passengers of a wooden boat recently had their God to thank as they were rescued from drowning after a mishap.
The wooden boat fitted with 30HP Yamaha Engine, operated by one Adesuyi John of Itun-Agan Community, Amuwo-Odofin with 13 passengers on board, allegedly collided with an NPA TUG Boat, with inscription ‘Lárana and No 9252723, at Itun Àga Area, Amuwo Odofin.
Consequently the wooden boat capsized and the passengers got drowned. However, Teams of Marine Policemen, Firefighters, Lasema and other emergency management agencies swiftly mobilized to the scene, 11 of the passengers were rescued alive while two others are still missing. -Dedeigbo Ayodeji