Eight Drown As Two Boats Collide In Bayelsa

Tragedy as soon as extra struck in Bayelsa State on Wednesday as eight people have been feared lifeless in a ship accident spherical Oyoma, near Oporoma, the headquarters of the Southern Ijaw Native Authorities Area of the state.

The accident was acknowledged to have involved two boats, as one rammed into the alternative ensuing from harmful local weather and poor visibility.

The accident occurred barely 5 days after the identical accident, which claimed six lives, occurred between Otuan and Ayama axis of the an identical Southern Ijaw LGA on Saturday.

The state Chairman of the Nigerian Maritime Employees Union, Ipigansi Ogoniba, who confirmed the newest accident, acknowledged it involved an space boat and a speedboat.

“It occurred at Oyoma near Oporoma and eight people died. Certainly one of many boats, the native boat, stopped and the alternative one hit it,” he added.

The spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, acknowledged the Divisional Police Officer answerable for the world confirmed the tragedy.

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