Africa: Jet-ski accident in Lagos claims the life of an unidentified man

A Jet Ski accident on the Lekki-Ikoyi inland waterways in Lagos State has claimed the life of an unidentified man.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu.

According to The Punch, he said the victim drowned as a result of speeding, adding that effort was ongoing to recover his body from the lagoon.

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He said, “It was discovered by the agency’s responders on duty at the Lekki base that an unidentified male adult drowned at the Lekki-Ikoyi inland waterways as a result of over speeding while he was riding on a jet ski at the said location.”

The General Manager at Lagos State Waterways Authority, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, also confirmed the incident to The PUNCH.

He said, “The incident is still under investigation. As of now I can’t provide much information. I will give you more updates in the morning.”

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