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Identity of man who jumped off 3rd Mainland Bridge revealed

The man who jumped off Third Mainland Bridge into the lagoon in Lagos has been identified as 22-year-old Daibo Davies.

According to Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, Davies plunged into the inward Adeniji Adele.

Oke-Osanyintolu revealed that Davies was coming from a hospital with an Uber taxi, when he stopped and jumped into the lagoon.

He said: “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 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.”

Davies is yet to be found as of Saturday night.




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