Minna - Two persons lost their lives in a boat mishap at Malale village in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State on Monday, Alhaji Garba Salihu of the state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said on Wednesday in Minna.
Salihu, head of the Relief and Rehabilitation department of SEMA, said that the deceased were from Tungan Sule village, adding that the driver of the boat survived the accident.
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He said that families of the deceased had been traced to New Bussa, and that the agency had already taken measures to assist them.
“The state Governor, Abubakar Bello, has directed us to condole with the bereaved families and also to immediately make appropriate recommendations on post-disaster recovery," he said.