Two teenagers drown at community beach in Lagos

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The Lagos State Police command has said that two male teenagers, Dare, 16, and Fawas, 15, both residents of Epelemeje Orofun community, in Akodo area of Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State, have allegedly drowned while swimming in the community beach.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, made this known in a statement on Sunday.

Elkana said that the matter was reported by some members of the community who made a distress call to the Ibeju-Lekki Divisional Police Station on Saturday.

The spokesman added that the State Police Command had deployed its Marine Police Team to the area for search and rescue.

According to him, the command awaits the report of the team.

He further advised parents to monitor their children and ensure that they remained at home during this lockdown period, NAN reports.

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