, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 26 – The search for the bodies of nine members of Extra Young Task Band who drowned in Lake Victoria after their boat capsized is still ongoing.
According to the head of the search team Peter Aduwa, a search vessel is already in place and which is aimed at hastening search process.
“The government has responded. There is a search vessel that has come from Kisumu,” Aduwa said.
He added that if nothing will be forthcoming by the end of the day, they will have to wait for three days for the bodies to start floating. Eight members of the band were rescued.
The 17 musicians from Extra Young Task band were coming from a night event where they were performing and were on their way to Ndebe Island where they were expected to have another performance Saturday evening.
Nicholas Ochieng, a member of Extra Young Task band says he remained behind with the band leader to sort out other issues before they could join the team at Ndeda Island.