A boat accident in Kwara State on Saturday December 1st 2018, has left 19 children dead.
The Kwara boat mishap happened in Lafiagi, Edu local government area of the state.
According to reports, 22 people, mostly children, were on board when the accident happened. An eye witness said
“As at yesterday evening, four corpses had been recovered from the river. Effort would resume today to ensure that others are also found. Both men of the Nigeria police and the state fire service were there yesterday in the rescue mission. Unfortunately only two of them survived”.
The remains of those bodies that have been recovered have been deposited in the morgue while efforts are still ongoing to recover the bodies of those still in the river.