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Nigerian police rescue American citizen from committing suicide on Third Mainland Bridge


The Fast Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos Police Command has efficiently rescued an American citizen from trying suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge.

The Lagos State Police command disclosed this in an announcement on Monday, June 10, 2024.

The assertion revealed that the American, who’s in his early 30s, had directed his child mama to park her automobile whereas he walked to a spot on the bridge.

Thereafter, he acquired down from the automobile and whereas trying to leap into the lagoon, was persuaded to abort the mission by operatives of the RRS who have been alerted to the incident.

The assertion reads; “An American citizen, whose title is withheld, was at 1.23 pm on Monday, restrained from committing suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos

“The American, who’s in his early 30s, was pushed to the Third Mainland Bridge by his Child Mama within the firm of his daughter. He directed the woman who was unaware of his motive to park someplace whereas he walked to a spot for a leap into the lagoon.

“A passerby who noticed his actions shortly alerted patrolling RRS operatives who persuaded him from leaping and reunited him together with his child mama earlier than taking them to the RRS headquarters in Alausa.”

 “The Commander, RRS, Olayinka Egbeyemi, after advising the person and his household, directed that the case be transferred to the Gender Division of the police command for additional counselling and essential motion.”

This improvement got here barely a yr after a Lagos socialite, Farida Sobowale of Home of Phreeda