BREAKING: 4 Teenagers Drown While Celebrating WAEC Success in Lagos Beach

By Tapre Timine
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The management of the Elegushi Beach in Lagos State has announced an unfortunate drowning incident that occurred at a section of the beach that claimed the lives of four teenagers.

Chief Ayuba Elegushi, confirmed this to newsmen in a statement on behalf of the beach management, on Tuesday

Elegushi explained that the incident occurred at an unmanned area of the beach which was not open to the public.

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“About 10 teenage boys had visited the beach on Tuesday morning to celebrate the success of their WAEC results.

Due to their young age, the beach authority and security team turned them back, but they took a detour and went to an unmanned section of the beach area to swim.

Unfortunately, 10 of them were almost drowning before the beach security was alerted to the scene and six of them were rescued alive while four were still missing at the time of filing this report.

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

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