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Lawmaker raises alarm as 14 drown on Badagry waterways

A member of the Lagos State Space of Meeting, David Setonji, has cried out over the drowning of 14 individuals.

The incident came about on Wednesday.

Setonji stated the expanding use of waterways was once brought about by way of the whole cave in of Lagos-Badagry parkway.

Ten individuals died and 4 others lacking after a ship en course Badagry capsized at Kirikiri.

Setonji (Badagry Constituency II) advised NAN on Saturday that he was once devastated by way of the photographs of the sufferers.

“Our individuals are searching for selection approach of transportation because of the whole cave in and forget of the Badagry parkway. We’ve made repeated requires of completion of labor in this crucial get entry to highway to Badagry.

“We’ve suffered a great deal and are nonetheless struggling. Governance must be about welfare and protection of the folk. I’m pleading and begging govt to urgently intrude to make the street more secure for other folks.”

Setonji, the Chairman, Space Committee on House Affairs, suggested the federal government to speedy monitor highway upkeep.

He lamented that the street is in shambles “and general mess these days, this is why our other folks resorted to water shipping maximum occasions.”

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