An undergraduate student of Lagos State University, LASU, Kingsley Gabriel, on Monday, jumped from Falomo Bridge into the Lagos Lagoon at about 11 am, leaving no reason for his action.
Gabriel was, however, rescued alive by officials of the Lagos State Waterways Authority, LASWA.
Confirming the incident to newsmen on Monday, General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority, LASWA, Mr. Damilola Emmanuel, lamented that the act was becoming rampant worrisome on Lagos waterways.
According to him, “the student was quickly rescued from drowning in the water by LASWA rescue officials who responded swiftly by jumping into the lagoon to prevent him from drowning.”
He hinted that after his rescue, Gabriel was taken to the Falomo Police Station, for onward interrogation. It was not clear why Gabriel decided to end his life as efforts to interview him proved abortive.