An unidentified woman has reportedly jumped into the Lagos lagoon after alighting from a cab at Third Mainland Bridge.
It was gathered that the woman, who is believed to be in her thirties, committed the suicide on Thursday morning, although the reason for the suicide is still unknown.
The Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said a search and rescue team had been mobilised to search for the victim.
He said, “Upon arrival at the incident scene, investigation revealed that a lady in her late thirties plunged into the Lagos lagoon.
“Further investigation revealed that the lady alighted from a taxi on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon.”
“The men of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Lagos State Water Authority and officials of the Department of State Service are currently on the ground working together to search for the victim,” he added.
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