Lagos - The corpse of a man, identified as Okechukwu Ezeigbo, was discovered in the lagoon after jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge on Thursday, Punch reports.
The deceased was said to be among several passengers in a commercial bus heading towards Obalende, on the Lagos Island area of Lagos State, when the incident happened.
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Eyewitness account stated that the man suddenly asked the driver to stop the bus that he wants to alight. It said alighting from the bus, took off his shoes and jumped into the lagoon.
His drowned body was recovered from the lagoon by the assistance of fishermen who were contacted by the officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority.
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