MassMediaNG

Information Hub of the Nigerian Mass Media

Journalist Commits Suicide after jumping into lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge

Tragedy struck in Lagos State after an unidentified man jumped to his death, into the lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge in the early hours of Friday, November 2.

According to a brief statement by the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, the man’s corpse has been retrieved and taken to Ebute Ero police division.

His corpse was recovered through the combined efforts of the RRS, Marine Police, and local divers.

TheCable reports that the man was a journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.

Eyewitnesses said the man had pretended he needed to urinate to stop the commercial bus conveying him and some of his colleagues to work before diving immediately into the lagoon.

 

 

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

1 Comment

Add a Comment
  1. Lord have mercy

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

MassMediaNG © 2018
%d bloggers like this: