One person has been reported dead in a boat mishap recorded on Tuesday in Lagos.

Reports suggest a passenger boat conveying over 20 people capsized on Lagos waterways with one person dead and 19 others injured.

An emergency service source told PM NEWS that about 20 passenger were on the boat when the incident occurred.

The boat was said to have capsized on the 3rd Mainland Bridge axis of the waterways.

Those rescued have been rushed to the Ebute-Ero Jetty while the search for the remaining victims is still ongoing.

The passenger who lost his life in the mishap was said to have sunk with the carcass of the boat.

Investigations has begun to unravel the cause of the accident.

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