About 22 persons were reportedly involved in boat mishap while returning from Ebrohimi to Koko in Warri north local government area of Delta state.
The boat was conveying 22 passengers, three police officers and 19 members of the community returning from ward 3 Ebrohimi to Koko Jetty after the governorship/house of assembly elections, at about 12 midnight a long the water way, Ureju community.
The state police command who confirmed the incident through the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Chuks Orisewezie said out of the 22 persons, 15 natives have been successfully rescued, while four were still missing.
ASP Orisewezie said two persons out the 15 rescued passengers were rushed to the Oghara General Hospital.
According to him, ,”no INEC official or NYSC member was involved in the boat mishap as earlier rumored. The search for the missing passengers is still in progress.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Delta State Command, CP Adeyinka Adeleke has reiterated his commitment to ensure the safety and security of all Deltans at all times.