A medical doctor identified as Orji has allegedly jumped from the Third Mainland Bridge into the lagoon and got drowned. The man was said to have stopped his driver and suddenly jumped into the Lagoon. Policemen from Adeniji Police Station are reported to have taken the driver and the SUV to the police station
Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA and the police are currently at the scene to retrieve the body of the victim.
A LASTMA official, who pleaded anonymity, said:
“The incident happened around 9am. We got an alert that somebody had fallen into the Lagoon. He was in a commercial bus and then jumped down and dived into the river. Nobody knows the reason for his action.
Motorists began to park their vehicles on the road and that created a gridlock. We quickly moved in and asked people to clear their vehicles from the road. Some fishermen then brought him and we handed over the body to the Adekunle Police Station. There was nothing with which we could identify him.”