Tragedy as a yet-to-be identified man jumped into the Lagoon around the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the victim took Uber from Gbagada to a yet-to-be-known destination before the tragic incident.
The yet-to-be identified man reportedly complained of stomach upset when the Uber driver got to the Third Mainland Bridge.
He requested to disembark from the journey inorder to attend to the stomach upset where he jumped into the Lagoon after disembarking from the vehicle around 11am.
The Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident, stating rescue operation was ongoing.
He said: “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.”