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Lagos Boat Mishap: LASWA find last corpse as death toll rises to 7 – updated

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says the seventh and the last corpse has been found from Friday night’s boat mishap near Ikorodu.

LASWA’s General Manager, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos.

“The last body was found through the joint efforts of LASWA, NIWA (National Inland Waterways Authority) and local boat operators,” he said.

Reports that there were 21 people in the ill-fated ferry, 14 of them were rescued while seven died.

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