Four teenagers drown at Elegushi Beach

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DROWNING INCIDENT AT ELEGUSHI BEACH

The management of the Elegushi beach has described as unfortunate, the drowning incident that occurred at a section of the beach earlier on Tuesday, which claimed the life of four teenagers.

In a statement signed by Chief Ayuba Elegushi on behalf of the beach management, it stated that the incident occurred at an unmanned section of the beach area, which is not opened to the public.

According to him, about ten boys of teenage age, visited the beach Tuesday morning, to celebrate the success of their WAEC Examination. While the beach authorities and security team turned them back, however, the boys took a detour and went to an unmanned section of the beach area to swim.

Unfortunately, about ten of them were almost drowning before the beach security were alerted to the scene and six of them were rescued alive while four are still missing as at press time.

While the matter has been reported at the Ilasan Police Station, effort is still on to find the missing boys.

Signed:

Chief Ayuba Elegushi
Elegushi Beach Management

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