The family of Victim of yesterdays suicide in Lagos lagoon speaks.

The family of a man who had jumped into the Lagos Lagoon yester reportedly came from Ondo state. The victim had reportedly left his home three days earlier and his name has been identified as Adekunle Oluseyi. family members who have been informed  reacted to the incident saying he left his Ondo state residence three days ago to attend a church programme at the Redemption Camp. 

 He reportedly took off his clothes, phone, wristwatch, wallet, band and shoes before jumping into the water at about 10am on Friday, October 20. The recovered wallet contained no cash but two ATM cards. LCCI officials on getting the news of the incident checked their CCTV and when they confirmed alerted emergency workers. Adesina Tiamiyu who is the general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said the body of the man had not been found yet. He said: “We cannot say whether he is dead or alive. All we can say right now is that he is missing. It is confirmed that the man jumped into the lagoon. “LASWA, LASEMA and Marine Police have been searching for him since we got the distress call from LCCI.

 “From the CCTV footage, he suddenly pulled off his clothes and shoe. He looked to be sure there was no one around him and jumped into the lagoon. “We are making efforts to find him alive or recover the body. His family has been contacted and all items found on him have been handed over to the police.