Cause of accident still unknown
Fifty five persons may have died after their boat capsized near Lokoja, Kogi State on Sunday.
Yushau Shuaib, spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said officials of the agency have been dispatched to the area to confirm the exact number of casualties and cause of the accident.
He added that he has not been briefed officially about the incident. He, however, confirmed he heard about the accident.