Last Sunday, two young ladies drowned at the Elegushi Beach in Ajah
during their friend’s birthday.
having fun with their friend, Bolu, on the beach when they were
submerged by strong tides, which swept them into the Atlantic Ocean.
University and were on the verge of bagging their Master’s Degrees in
International Law and Diplomacy from UNILAG.
Bolu and Odusina were said to have been rushed to some private hospitals
in the area which rejected them.
blamed the deaths on the alleged failure of the beach management to
provide necessary safety devices like life guards, a wave alarm system,
an ambulance and a medical unit at the facility and condemned the
indifference of the hospitals that rejected the victims.
lamented that the incident shattered her sister’s dreams to become a
philanthropist, an ambassador and a mechanised farmer, calling on the
government to ensure that the beach had adequate safety devices.
I mean Elegushi beach charges 1k for entry, another amount for parking, another for space & seats & more & yet they can’t provide one single life guard or a wave alarm system ? To be honest, I never put my mind on this before now because I used to say I’ll never swim in any of these beaches, but with this & all the past deaths & near death experiences, we can’t take it again.
#RIPSola #RIPfunmi #Savelivesatthebeach #fallenbeacons #Falleneagles #Covenantuniversity #Jointhemovementeveryone
Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, has revealed that the Managers at the beach have been arrested.
managers of the beach and they are being interrogated. We don’t want to
release their names now so as not to infringe on their human rights. As
soon as we ascertain their culpability, their names will be made public.