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Identity Of Man who jumped into Lagos lagoon on Friday Has Been Revealed



The man who alleged committed suicide by jumping into the lagoon in Lagos on Friday has been identified as Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) staff.

A member of staff of FRCN, who pleaded anonymity, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the deceased was a driver attached to an Assistant Director in charge of Information Communication Technology unit of the corporation.

According to the source, the deceased was recently posted to the Broadcasting House in Ikoyi, from the FRCN Training School in Shogunle Lagos.

The Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Tunji Disu revealed that Marine Police and local divers have been invited to the scene to see that the body of the deceased is recovered promptly.

The deceased parked the vehicle he was driving on the Third Mainland Bridge and told other occupants of the vehicle that he wanted to urinate

The occupants were shocked as he dived into the lagoon,” said RSS Commander, Disu, Assistant Commissioner of Police.

RRS had earlier tweeted on its tweeter handle @rrslagos767: “A man has jumped into the Lagoon from 3rd Mainland Bridge

“RRS riders got to the scene almost immediately and radioed for assistance from the Marine Police, LASG rescue Boats & local divers who recovered the corpse.

“The remains have been taken to Ebute Ero division.’’

Source: Naija News

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