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UPDATE: Uber Passenger Jumps Into Lagoon From Third Mainland (Video)

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A yet to be identified man has jumped into the lagoon from the popular Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

Naija News reports that rescuers have been mobilised to the scene and are making frantic efforts to save him.

The Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.

He said: “The guy boarded Uber from Gbagada and when they got to the Third Mainland Bridge, he told the driver that he had stomach upset and that he needed to relieve himself.

“So when the driver parked, he got down from the vehicle, abandoned his belongings and jumped into the water.

“The incident happened around 11 am and our team has responded but I can’t confirm if he would be rescued alive or dead.”