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Two Ghanaian Fishermen Rescued By Nigerian Navy After Boat Accident

Two Ghanaian Fishermen Rescued By Nigerian Navy After Boat Accident

Two Ghanaian Fishermen Rescued By Nigerian Navy After Boat Accident

Two Ghanaian Fishermen Rescued By Nigerian Navy After Boat Accident

Two days after a boat mishap, the Nigerian Navy claimed to have saved two Ghanaian fishermen. The unfortunate tragedy occurred on July 31, 2022, as the fisherman set out to sea.

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The fishermen, who lived in Takwa Bay, Lagos State, were saved by the Nigerian Navy Ship “Prosperity” on August 2 while on patrol, around 10 nautical miles north-east of Dangote Quay, according to a statement by the Navy’s Director of Information, Commodore Adedotun Ayo-Vaughan.

The statement partly read, “The patrol team sighted a man floating at sea on a yellow 20 liters gallon.

Two Ghanaian Fishermen Rescued By Nigerian Navy After Boat Accident

“The ship altered course towards the position of the man and successfully recovered him.

The rescued man revealed that a second person was involved.

“As such, the ship proceeded to the position of the second man and safely recovered him as well.

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Further investigations revealed that the rescued men were Ghanaian fishermen residing at Takwa Bay, Lagos.”

According to him, they went fishing but encountered a boat mishap at about 10 pm the same day.

He added, “Sadly, two of them were said to have drowned before the remaining two were rescued by the NNS Prosperity,”


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