Man That Jumped Off Lagos Third Mainland Bridge Had Mental Problem - Police PRO

Published 4 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
at 06:47 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)

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Yesterday GISTMANIA brought to you the story of a young man that killed himself  by jumping into the Lagos lagoon. More details about him are now out.

The man, now properly identified as Okechukwu Ezeigbo, is from Imo State. He was among several passengers in a commercial bus heading towards Obalende, on the Lagos Island area of Lagos State, when the incident happened.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim had suddenly asked the driver of the bus to stop and before anyone could realise what was going on, he hurriedly put off his shoes and took a dive into the Lagoon.

Some officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, who later arrived at the scene, were said to have sought the help of fishermen in the area, who brought the victim out. But he was already dead.

A LASTMA official, who pleaded anonymity, said:
“The incident happened around 9am. We got an alert that somebody had fallen into the Lagoon. He was in a commercial bus and then jumped down and dived into the river. Nobody knows the reason for his action.
Motorists began to park their vehicles on the road and that created a gridlock. We quickly moved in and asked people to clear their vehicles from the road. Some fishermen then brought him and we handed over the body to the Adekunle Police Station. There was nothing with which we could identify him.”
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Kenneth Nwosu, confirmed the incident, adding that the police had contacted his relatives. Nwosu added that preliminary investigation showed that the victim had mental problem and had been taken to a church located along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway,for prayers before he escaped.

He said:
 “The relatives said they did not know how he left the place and joined a public transport. The police have recovered the corpse and deposited it in a morgue”

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Sholashedrak at 07:26 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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o ma see pop
proly at 07:44 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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beneno at 08:26 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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ni so Dareper go escape one day join other normal people for bus, them no go know wetin dey until him begin act funny.RIP guy  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
echeeche at 08:31 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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Wilsonbright at 08:41 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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Larry28 at 08:44 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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egwuevans17 at 09:03 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
femjay at 09:46 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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So sad ...RIP ....
ngfineface at 09:46 AM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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May his soul RIP, amen
Foxtroft at 02:01 PM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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 O ma se ooo. It's pity, but I hope this is not the Naijapals  zeigbo since he disappeared from Naijapals before xmas
elchymo at 03:42 PM, 30/01/2015 (4 years ago)
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Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
elchymo at 11:05 AM, 23/08/2015 (4 years ago)
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RIP to him. Too bad


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