About 100 persons including a father and his four children have reportedly lost their lives in a boat mishap at Egbu village in the Patigi local government area of Kwara state.

 

Meanwhile, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with the people of Patigi on the devastating news of a boat mishap in which dozens of people were feared killed and many others still missing.

 

Vanguard reliably that the incident happened on Monday when the deceased was returning from a marriage ceremony at neighbouring Egboti village in Niger State.

 

It was also gathered that river waves took the boat and hit a tree, leading to the boat capsizing and leaving many people dead.

 

Blaze Fm