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LASEMA ends search in Lagos boat accident  

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The LASEMA boss said that the incident happened around 8 p.m. on July 3, having departed Ebute-Ero enroute Ikorodu in violation of night-time restrictions.

He said the search and rescue operations, alongside Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) dive team, started under extremely challenging nightfall conditions, adding that the operations had been concluded on Sunday.

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He however reminded the public to abide by the safety regulations of the state, including appropriate usage of life jackets and restrictions on timing and plying of the waterways.

19 passengers and two crew members were aboard the capsised boat, out of which 14 were male and seven female.

The report said that four female was recovered on July 3, when the incident happened, two female each were also recovered on July 4 and July 5.

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