Man plunges into Third Mainland lagoon in suspected suicide bid

A yet-to-be-identified man has jumped into the Third Mainland lagoon in Lagos on Saturday for unknown reasons.

Nosa Okunbor, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), who confirmed the incident said a rescue team has been sent to the scene in order to rescue the victim.

LASEMA said operations to rescue the victim is in progress.

This incident is coming barely a month after the marine unit of LASEMA rescued a 36-year old man who plunged into the water at Lekki-Link Bridge.

Ikechukwu Ibeh, who was rescued by the team, said he wanted to commit suicide due to financial hardships and rejections.

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