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Two Teenagers Drown in Lagos Community

The Lagos State Police command has said that two male teenagers, Dare, 16, and Fawas, 15, both residents of Epelemeje Orofun community, in Akodo area of Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State, have allegedly drowned while swimming in the community beach.

Two boys, Fawas, 15, and Dare, 16, of Epelemeje Orofun community, in Akodo area of Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State, have drowned while swimming in a stream in the community, the Lagos State Police Command has said.

The incident was reported by some members of the community who made a distress call to the Ibeju-Lekki Divisional Police Station on Saturday, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, made this known in a statement on Sunday.

He added that the State Police Command had deployed its Marine Police Team to the area for search and rescue. According to Elkana, the command awaits the report of the team.
He further advised parents to monitor their children and ensure that they remained at home during this lockdown period.

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