Connect with us

Environment

22-year-old jumps from Third Mainland Bridge

Published

on


The  Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA has begun a search for one 22-year-old Daibo Davis who jumped from the Third Mainland Bridge on Saturday.


The Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the disclosure in an interview with the Nigeria News Agency in Lagos on Saturday.

 

He said that LASEMA was collaborating with some other agencies in the rescue operation.

According to him, a male adult named Daibo Davies, who was born  on 22nd July, 1998, jumped into the lagoon -Adeniji Adele inward –  at 3.05p.m.

He said that Davis was coming from a hospital with an Uber taxi, when he stopped and jumped into the lagoon.

He said that LASEMA  got  information about Davies from the taxi driver.

“The Uber driver said the missing guy was residing at 17, Sosanya St., Gbagada Soluyi, Lagos.

“Investigations revealed that he told the Uber driver that he had a stomach upset.

” The driver stopped at his request; he then jumped off the bridge.”

The LASEMA boss said that Davis had yet to be found as at the time of this report.

“The agency’s response team, with the Lagos Fire Service, Marine Rescue team, Lagos State Waterways Authority,  Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, Marine Police and local divers are on ground,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

He said that rescue operations  were ongoing, adding that the agency would provide an update  on the incident as soon as possible. 

Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Ijeoma Popoola



Watch Live News



Make A Comment

Load more

Aisha Cole: is a graduate and a professionally trained journalist, with experience in national news reporting/editing and verification at the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

Contact US: editor @nnn.com.ng, nnnnews247 @gmail.com

Latest News