Seven people were reported dead in a boat mishap that occurred mid-waterways between Akere in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun and Apa in Badagary Area of Lagos State.
Nigerian Tribune gathered that the accident occurred on Wednesday morning when the boat said to be conveying passengers numbering about 40 and goods broke into two.
It took the effort of the men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the marine police and some local divers to rescue about 10 lucky passengers
Speaking on the development, the Chairman, Ipokia Local Government Area, Senayon Amos Josu, confirmed the incident but said only four people died in the incident.
Josu said the survivors were taken to the General Hospital in Ipokia for medical treatment.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, also confirmed the incident but claimed that only three people have been confirmed dead.