Reports say a female corps member, a pregnant woman and five other persons have died in a boat accident in Bayelsa State.
The victims reportedly died from drowning after the boat they boarded capsized on the river between Otuan and Ayama communities of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
Other casualties are a mother with her two kids and a 70-year-old Otuan chief, Lucky Daniels.
The boat and the corpses of the victims are still missing with rescue and search efforts ongoing at Ayama community as of the time of filing this report.
Nwada Chinweoke Ugoabata, Obinwannem News Writer / 20 June, 2022