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Lagos Man Drowns While Riding Jet Ski



A Lagos-based man has reportedly drowned while riding on a jet ski at the Lekki-Ikoyi inland waterways in the state.

This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, on Wednesday.

The Permanent Secretary said efforts to recover the body of the yet-to-be-identified male adult have not yielded positive result, while adding that the victim drowned as a result of speeding.

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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 saying, “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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