Four Students Drown in Elegushi Bar Beach


Four students, who attended Kuramo Senior College in Lagos have repeatedly drowned in the Elegushi bar beach on Wednesday, August 16.

It was gathered that eight of the students visited their school to collect their recently released West African Examination Council (WAEC) results. Shortly after collecting their results, they decided to go to the beach along with one of their other friend. Nine of them entered the beach. Sadly, four of them, two males and two females drowned. Three others fled the scene while two others aged 14 and 16 waited until the police came. They were able to provide the names of the victims.

The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident said the police has contacted the families of some of the victims. He added the bodies of the drowned students are yet to be recovered.