Over a hundred perons have been reported missing after a boat capsized at Corner Libata in Ingaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
180 persons were said to have been boarded the boat which capsized 30 minutes after taking off from Loko Mina in Niger State.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello who described the incident as unfortunate sympathized with the families, relatives, and close associates of those who died in the mishap.
Most of the victims who were traders were said to be heading to a market in Kebbi State when the accident took place.
According to the Authorities search and rescue operations are ongoing. As at the time of filing this report, 20 persons were said to have been rescued with the bodies of four others recovered from the deep.