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NewsLady Who Jumped Into Lagos Lagoon Identified As DSS Operative

Lady Who Jumped Into Lagos Lagoon Identified As DSS Operative

 

 

As LASEMA continues search for her body

 

 

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), on Friday, said it was still searching for the remains of the lady that jumped into the Lagoon in Lagos on Thursday.

According to the Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, he said the search and rescue team was still on the water trying to locate the body.

However, the lady who jumped into the Lagoon has been identified as Adetutu Adedokun, a staff member of the Department of State Services (DSS).

Adedokun, who was said to be an unarmed combat instructor, recently got engaged.

Recall that Dr Osanyintolu, in a statement on Thursday said the driver of the taxi the lady boarded before jumping into the Lagos, claimed she was having a heated conversation with her fiancé before alighting from the car and jumping into the lagoon.

Adedokun, who is in her late 30s, was also said to have received a letter of commendation from the Director General of DSS as the best-unarmed combat operative in her set, few months ago.

The victim’s fiancé was also reported to have proposed to her a few weeks ago.

LEADERSHIP reports that she had alighted from a Uber taxi car on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon Thursday afternoon. The driver of the taxi claimed she was having a heated conversation with her fiance before alighting from the car.

Oke-Osayintolu had on Thursday said, “Upon the arrival of the Lagos Response Team at the incident scene, investigation revealed that a lady in her late 30s plunged into the Lagos lagoon.

“Further investigation revealed that the lady alighted from an Uber taxi car on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon.

”The driver of the taxi claimed she was having a heated conversation with her fiancé before alighting from the car.

“The LRT, men of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services, LASWA and officials of the Department of State Services are currently on ground working together to search for the victim.”

Also, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, said rescue teams after intense search and rescue efforts were unable to find the victim.

He said, “The rescue teams called off their search by 7pm because it was already dark. They will continue the search tomorrow (Friday); you know it is water, the wave would have taken the body somewhere else. But we will search everywhere.”

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