A man on Saturday jumped into the lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State.
According to Nosa Okunbor, public affairs officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), the man who is yet-to-be-identified plunged into the water after requesting a car-hailing service from Gbagada to .
Okunbor disclosed that the passenger, however, deceived the driver as he complained about stomach ache asking him to stop the car after which he jumped into the lagoon.
“The guy boarded Uber from Gbagada and when they got to the Third Mainland Bridge, he told the driver that he had stomach upset and that he needed to relieve himself. So when the driver parked, he got down from the vehicle, abandoned his belongings and jumped into the water.
“The incident happened around 11 am and our team has responded but I can’t confirm if he would be rescued alive or dead,” Okunbor said.