Yesterday, at Irawe area of Ojo, Lagos State, after a canoe conveying 14 schoolchildren
capsized. Six children reportedly drowned, while eight others, including the driver, were rescued.
The incident occurred after a fibre canoe reportedly ran into the passenger boat at about 9 a.m.
At press time, the rescued children , some of whom were said to be primary school pupils
and secondary school students, were responding to treatment at Igando General Hospital.
However, three of them said to have swam their way to safety, […]