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.
Lord have mercy