A yet-be-identified man has been saved from committing suicide around the Ikoyi
link bridge in Lagos State.
After emergency responders got wind of
the information, a team was reportedly
deployed in the area to stop him.
The Director-General of the Lagos State
Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi
Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident, said the operation was
He noted that the victim hails from Anambra State, adding that he had been handed over to experts for counseling.
Oke-Osanyintolu, said, “Response was activated to rescue the young man (name
withheld) who hails from Anambra State, but resides in the Ejigbo area of Lagos State.
“The agency respondents were able to convince, rescue the young man from his jump off point. He was later examined by the agency’s paramedics before being
handed over to good Samaritans, Mr
Odukoya and Mr Okanlawon, who have committed to ensure adequate therapy and psychological counseling for the victim.
“Details of the good Samaritans were
taken by the response team in conjunction with the Nigeria police officers at the scene”.