Again, the popular Third Mainland Bridge, in Lagos is on the news as an unidentified man who took Uber from Gbagada to a yet-to-be-known destination. has reportedly jumped into the river as reported by the Nation.U
He reportedly complained of stomach upset when the driver got to the Third Mainland Bridge, asking to disembark to attend to it.
It was gathered 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.”