Two bodies recovered in Kaduna students boat mishap

Two of the five bodies of students from a private secondary school in Kaduna have been recovered by local divers in the state while the bodies of three are still missing.

The victims on excursion at a waterworks facility at the Kaduna River in the state capital are believed to have from an old barge and plunged into the river.

According to the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), a search-and-rescue operation is on to find the missing students.

It will be recalled that five of the students were declared missing on Wednesday after their badge plunged into River Kaduna.

Ezikel Baba Karik, the Executive Secretary Of Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the incident.