Two persons have been confirmed dead, three rescued and others feared missing after a passenger boat capsized in Lagos.
It was gathered that the 20 passenger boat which left Badore in Ajah enroute Egbin jetty, Ijede in Ikorodu upturned at about 10pm on Saturday, few minutes after it took off.
While three of the passengers were said to have swam to safety, two bodies were recovered on Sunday afternoon.
It was gathered that 16 persons including the boat driver were missing and being searched by rescuers.
Sources said all on-board were not wearing live jackets, adding that the driver had succumbed to pleas by stranded passengers to take them to Ijede.