Anambra Nollywood boat mishap: Police recover 3 more bodies

Junioe Pope

Junior Pope

By Joy Mbachi

The Police said they have recovered in r the bodies of three more victims from the boat mishap that claimed the life of Nollywood actor Junior Pope oin Anam community, Anambra West Local Government Area last Wednesday

Tochukwu Ikenga, spokesperson of Anambra Police Command said this in a statement released on Friday in Awka.

According to him, the command’s Marine Police unit in Anambra recovered the remaining three bodies of the boat accident that occurred during the shooting of a movie.

He said that two of the bodies were recovered on April 11, while the last body was washed ashore by the tide early Friday.

Ikenga said that the bodies have been deposited in an undisclosed mortuary in Asaba, Delta.

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The Anambra Police Command spokesperson said that the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has been notified of the recovery.

“Mr Aderemi Adeoye, Commissioner, Anambra Police Command, has urged all water commuters to be safety conscious,” he said.

He advised water commuters to avoid behaviour that might jeopardise their safety and that of others on water transit.

Adeoye assured that the command would thoroughly investigate the cause of the sad accident that claimed the lives of five actors and proffer a lasting solution.

He commended the Marine Command Unit and its Commander for their dedication to duty.(NAN)

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