The Anambra State Police Command said it had recovered three more bodies from the boat mishap that occurred on Wednesday, in Anam community, Anambra West Local Government Area of the state.

The command’s Spokesperson, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, said this in a statement in Awka on Friday.

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Ikenga said that the command’s Marine Police unit in Anambra recovered the remaining three bodies of the boat accident 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. He said that the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has been notified of the recovery.

“The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Aderemi Adeoye, 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.