22-year-old Man Drowns While Swimming At National Stadium Pool

A 26-year-old man identified as Sodiq Yusuf has died while swimming in the pool of the National Stadium in Lagos.

He was rushed immediately to Randle General Hospital but died shortly after arrival.

His corpse has been deposited at the state hospital mouge.

In another water-related accident, operatives of the Lagos State Police Command said two people are still missing following a boat accident at Amuwo-Odofin area of the state.

The spokesperson for the police in the state, Bala Elkana, said a wooden boat fitted with 30HP Yamaha Engine being operated by one Adesuyi John with 13 passengers on board, collided with an NPA Tug boat and capsized.

The joint force of the police, firefighters, LASEMA and other emergency management agencies rescued 11 of the passengers after the accident.


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