The man who jumped off the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge into the Lagos lagoon on Friday morning, has been identified as Oluseyi Adekunle.
Adekunle, who, appeared to be on his way to work dropped his bag at the rails before taking the plunge into the Lagoon in an apparent suicide bid. His ATM card and other items were recovered from the scene. .
Officials of the Lagos Waterways Authority, the state emergency management agency and the marine police rushed to the scene in an attempt to rescue the victim.
After a four-hour search without recovery of the body, the officials had to call off the joint operation. The authorities are still investigating the cause of Adekunle’s action.