It was all round tears and sorrow in Rivers State, after it was confirmed that three persons died in a boat mishap along Kalio ama River.
According to reports, a splash passport boat, sank a canoe boat carrying a man, woman and a 13-year-old boy coming back from fishing on Wednesday, October 17th.
It was gathered that the Splash boat was on top speed before the tragedy along the river.
According to reports, this kind of river accident has occurred before, with victims killed in the process.
The residents who have urged speed boat users to apply caution and safety rules when riding along the river for the sake of smaller boats, are calling on the state government to look into the matter and speak with companies around the river.