Eyewitness account said the accident occurred when two passenger-boats collided along the route.
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The Head of Relief and Rehabilitation in NSEMA, Alhaji Salihu Garba, disclosed this in an interview on Sunday.
Governor Nasir Idris of Kebbi State says that the state government will set up a task force to sanitise water transportation as eight dead bodies have been recovered after a recent boat mishap in the state.
Abiodun, in a statement on Thursday from the Governor’s Office, regretted that too many lives were lost in the accident.
This is contained in press statement signed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
Kalu spoke in a statement by his Media Office on Wednesday, describing the incident as tragic and devastating.
Bagudu disclosed this on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi when he received Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, who was on a condolence visit to the state.
Its President, Gani Balogun, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos late on Friday.
Warrah confirmed the recovery in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday.
Mallam Ahmed Inga, the Director General, Niger State Emergency Management Agency, told newsmen in Minna on Sunday that the number of people on board was about 100.
The spokesman of the Bauchi State Police Command, Ahmed Wakil, confirmed the development in a statement on Friday.
The General Manager of LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, said in a statement that four people were rescued alive in the mishap.
In a statement on Sunday by Taofik Gani, the PDP Spokesperson in Lagos State, the party also asked the governor to declare Lagos waterways unsafe for public transportation.
LASWA’s General Manager, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos.
The General Manager of LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, while providing an update on the incident.
A boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa capsized and threw the four occupants into the water.
The National Inland Waterways Authority says boat drivers in Warri, Delta State will soon be subjected to psychiatric examination to address the issues of reckless driving.
Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has commiserated with the families of the more than 30 people who lost their lives in a boat mishap in Bauchi.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority on Thursday said the bodies of the remaining two victims of the Tuesday boat mishap had been recovered.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority has recovered 12 bodies so far in the latest boat mishap on the Badore-Ijede sea route which occurred on June 29.