LASEMA Confirms Recovery of Man Who Jumped Into LagoonFeatured, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Monday, October 23rd, 2017
LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Sunday confirmed that it has recovered the body of the man identified as Oluseye Adekunle, who allegedly jumped into lagoon last Friday.
LASEMA General Manager, Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, told journalists in Lagos that a fisherman saw Adekunle’s floating body Sunday morning by a river bank in Lekki.
The deceased was said to have jumped off the Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge into the lagoon on the fateful day.
Mr. Tiamiyu informed that a coordinated effort of LASEMA, Lagos State Waterways Authority and Marine Police recovered the floating body at 5.00am and handed it over to the Lagos State Health Environmental Monitoring Unit.
He confirmed further when he said: “The body has been taken to Lagos Mainland Hospital Mortuary for deposition.
“Police will carry out further investigations on the matter”.
LASEMA indicated further that relevant agencies and the family of the deceased have been consulted after the recovery to confirm the identity.
The recovery exercise Mr. Tiamiyu stated closed at 11.30am.
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