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Bayelsa Boat Accident: Body of Corps member and 3 others found

The bodies of the female corp member and three others who drowned in Saturday’s boat mishap in Bayelsa State, including a 70-year-old chief from Otuan Community, have been discovered.

The bodies of other victims of the boat mishap, which occurred along with the Otuan and Ayama communities of the Southern Ijaw Local Government council area, are still missing, according to community sources.

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Bad weather, poor visibility, and a lack of life jackets for passengers are said to have contributed to the boat accident.

The bodies of the victims, particularly the female corps member identified as Immaculate from Rivers State and the 70-year-old chief from Otuan, were discovered floating on Sunday night close to the scene of the incident, according to boat operators at the Ayama waterfront.

The recovered bodies have been handed over to the families of the deceased, according to Bayelsa State Chairman of the Maritime Workers Union, Comrade Ipigansi Ogoniba, while the two toddlers are still missing.

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He stated that the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) authority had been notified of the recovery of the deceased female corps member’s body.

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