4 fresh secondary school leavers of Kuramo Senior College, has Drown in Elegushi Bar Beach. The sad incident happened on Tuesday, August 16. It was gathered that the students after collecting their WAEC results, decided to go the beach and swim.
Nine of them entered the beach. Sadly, four of them, (two males and two females0, drowned. Three others fled the scene while two others aged 14 and 16 waited until the police came. They were able to provide the names of the victims.
A police source said it was in the process of swimming that four of the students got drowned and when the others saw what happened three of them reportedly ran away leaving two others behind.
Meanwhile, some of the bodies have not yet been retrieved. The police source said they were still trying to contact the parents of the deceased student
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Confirming the incident the spokesperson Lagos state police command Benjamin Hundeyin said;
four teenagers drowned at a Lagos beach today, after collecting their exam results in school.”
Hundeyin, however, advised parents and guardians, to have a heart-to-heart talk with their teenagers about drowning in water travel and swimming pool, whether it is Elegushi Bar Beach, or in any place else, to avoid losing them.”