A commercial boat belonging to Acquiten oil and gas which stopped over at the capital one jetty on the Victoria island area of Lagos exploded killing a -28-year old man, Emmanuel omu. The victim was going for a contract in lekki when he boarded the boat along with other passengers whose number had yet to be ascertained.
According to punch news correspondent, the boat exploded and the passengers, some of whom sustained injuries fell into the water. The remains of the victim was recovered from the waters on Sunday morning.
The spokesperson for the national emergency management agency, south west zone, Ibrahim Farinloye, told the correspondent that the passengers were rescued by local efforts as the agency was not informed on time.