BREAKING: Body of man who jumped into Lagoon found

BREAKING: Body of man who jumped into Lagoon found

- The body of Late Oluseyi Adekunle has been found in the Lagos lagoon

- Adekunle who resides in Ondo state had attended a church programme in Lagos

- His body was seen floating by the river bank, around Lekki-Ikoyi bridge on Sunday, October 22

A report by Premium Times indicates that the body of Oluseye Adekunle, the man who jumped into the lagoon in Lagos, has been found.

According to the report, the late Adekunle's body was discovered by a local fisherman today, Sunday, October 22, morning at about 5.00 a.m. floating by the river bank, around Lekki-Ikoyi bridge.

The body was reportedly recovered due to the efforts of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) Marine Police and the State Environmental Monitoring Unit (SEHMU).

BREAKING: Body of man who jumped into Lagoon found

Lagos state government agencies have been making attempts to recover the body. Photo credit: lindaikejisblog.com

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NAIJ.com gathered that the body has since been taken to Lagos Mainland Hospital Mortuary.

LASEMA's general manager, Adesina Tiamiyu said that the police will carry out further investigation on the matter.

He also enjoined Lagosians to always endeavour to be their brother’s keeper by reporting any of such incidents on time so as to avoid the repeat of such sad incident.

NAIJ.com had reported that the marine police and other officials rushed to the scene to rescue the victim but were unsuccessful in their attempt.

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Source: Naija.ng

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