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Three more bodies recovered in Anambra boat mishap



The Anambra State police command said on Friday three more bodies have been recovered from the scene of a boat mishap in the state.

Nollywood Actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo aka “Jnr Pope,” was among the persons confirmed dead in the boat mishap in Anam community, Anambra West local government area of the state on Wednesday.

The command’s spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Awka.

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

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

The spokesman said the President of the 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.

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