Lockdown Tragedy: Two children drown in Lekki Beach

Two Nigeria male teenagers Fawas 15 years of age and Dare, 16, on the 11 April 2020 Saturday, the both are residents of Epelemeje Orofun community in Akodo area of Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State, the two teenagers were alleged to have drowned in a water while swimming in the community beach during the COVID-19 lockdown.

According to DSP Bala Elkana the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, stated this on Sunday 12 April 2020 in a statement he released.

According to DSP Bala Elkana he also said that the information get to them through some members of the community who reported the matter through a distress call to the Ibeju-Lekki Divisional Police Station on Saturday.

According to the command statement they advises parents to monitor their children and ensure that they remain at home during this lockdown period,” the police officer said.

Still on his statement he added that the State Police Command had deployed its Marine Police Team to the area for search and rescue. He also said that the command is still awaiting the report of the team.

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