A boat conveying four passengers reportedly capsized around the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos State on Tuesday.

It was reported that the victims, who were on an expedition, reportedly boarded the boat around the Lekki axis and were heading to Ikorodu when the tragedy occurred.

The boat was said to have capsized due to the wave of the water, three persons were rescued.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the accident and said a search a rescue operation was still on to locate the missing person.

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He said, “On arrival at the incident scene, information gathered was that four adult males on an expedition were inside a local boat which capsized around 4.30 PM due to water turbulent.

“The quick collaborative effort of responders in the area were able to rescue three alive while one person is still missing.

“The rescued victims were provided with medical care. A search and rescue operation is still ongoing.”

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