Body of doctor who jumped into Lagos lagoon recovered
By Rita Chioma
The body of Doctor Allwell Orji, who committed suicide by jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos into the Lagoon has been discovered by the Marine Police and a message put through to his family members to verify the body.
Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) had on Sunday said it received a distress call about a suicide on the bridge.
The agency said the medical practitioner ordered his driver to park his grey coloured Nissan SUV with registration number LND 476 EE at about 4.50 pm before Adekunle end of the 3rd Mainland bridge and jumped into the Lagos Lagoon upon stepping out.
LASEMA General Manager, Adesina Tiamiyu, assured that proper investigation would be conducted on the incident by the appropriate authorities.