Three persons have been confirmed dead after a boat conveying about 20 passengers to their destinations capsized in Lagos State.

It was gathered that the boat was on the way to Ojo from Coconut Jetty a suburb in Lagos when the sad incident occurred.

“Three people have died and five others missing as boat conveying 20 passengers capzised mid-sea in Lagos yesterday night,” a source told The Guardian.

“A 20-capacity passenger boat with 18 passengers and two crew members had capzised mid-sea enroute Ojo from Coconut jetty, a suburb in Lagos.”

Nigeria Television Authority(NTA), confirms that there was yet to be a report on the state of safety of the remaining seventeen accident victims, but three were confirmed dead at the scene of the accident on Wednesday night.

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