A 100 Passenger Vessel Enroute To Cameroon Capsized In Cross River
Written by Smooth FM on August 27, 2019
The fate of several passengers in a boat that left Calabar, the Cross River State capital, with over 100 passengers and crew members for Cameroon was yesterday unknown after the boat capsized on the high sea.
Reports said the boat capsized in Gulf of Guinea between Nimunda and Edina, in Cameroon, on Sunday with many feared missing.
A source at the terminal who spoke to journalists, said the boat left Terminal C of the Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, and was on the way to Cameroon and had over 100 persons on board. The source said: “On the way to Cameroon it capsized on the high sea. We cannot confirm anything at this moment, but that is what happened.”
Meanwhile, a Cameroon Navy official, claimed 200 passengers were on board the ferry, which left Nigeria and was heading to Tiko wharf in Cameroon’s Southwest region.