Mother, Baby Rescued From Suicide In LagosLatest News, News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A mother and her baby have been rescued from committing suicide by jumping into the Lagoon in Lagos, Nigeria.
The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) prevented the mother of four from committing suicide by jumping into the Lagoon with a 12-month old baby on Tuesday evening.
The 27 years old lady (name withheld) was restrained by two RRS riders from plunging into the Lagoon from the top of the Third Mainland Bridge.
A cab driver had drawn the attention of the RRS riders on routine patrol of the area to Mrs Adegoke, who was carrying a 12 – month old baby at about past 5:00 p.m. when the incidence occurred.
On interrogation at the RRS headquarters, the woman noted that she trekked from Medina Estate in Gbagada to the Third Mainland.
She said that she heard a voice calling out to her to come to the Third Mainland Bridge.
She pointed out that she decided to harken to the call because it was repeated and constant call out to her.
Adegoke, a University of Lagos drop out, told RRS interrogator that before the incidence, she had issues with her husband before relocating to her parent’s house in Gbagada, Lagos.
The lady, along with her baby has been released to her relatives this morning.
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