No fewer than 10 persons have been confirmed dead after an outboard engine boat capsized off the coast of Mbo local government area in Akwa Ibom State yesterday. 


It was gathered that, of the 10 victims, five were from the same family from the Udung Uko local government area of the State.


They were returning from a fishing settlement, Ine Ataobong in Bakassi Peninsula when they sailed into a fierce storm which capsised their boat with only two persons surviving the tragedy.


A relation of one of the survivors, Mrs Eno Effai who deals on sea foods described the incident as tragic as according to her, there was no life jacket in the boat.


Blaze Fm