A staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (Radio Nigeria) jumped into the Lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge this Friday morning, according to reports from the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command.
Although his name is yet to be disclosed, he was alleged to have alighted from a commercial bus carrying him and his colleagues on the pretext that he wanted to pee. Immediately he alighted, he plunged into the Lagoon before the shocked colleagues could do anything to help.
RRS reported that on patrol riders and vehicles got to the scene almost immediately and radioed for assistance from the Marine Police and LASEMA. He was however dead before he could be rescued.
Marine Police with the assistance of local divers have recovered the body.
His body has been taken to Ebute Ero Police Division.
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