Body of Medical Doctor, Who Jumped into Lagoon, Recovered

The body of a medical doctor, Allwell Orji, who jumped into the Lagoon in Lagos on Sunday, has been recovered.
Police source said that mother to the medical had been contacted to come for the identification of the body.
“The body of the doctor was found at about 11.30am. We want to be double sure and his parent has been called to come and identify the body,” the source added.
Lagos state commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni confirmed the body belongs to the medical doctor.
He said the body was recovered by the Marine Police at the Onikan end of the lagoon.
Dr. Orji’s body was found three days after the incident occurred.
Until his death, the deceased worked at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Surulere area of Lagos state.
He was said to be on his way to Victoria Island for a meeting with the Medical and Dental Association of Nigeria when the incident happened.
It would be recalled that the deceased, Orji, on Sunday, asked his driver to stop the vehicle on the Third Mainland Bridge and jumped across the bridge and into the water.
The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) in a statement said there was a distress call of a man who parked his grey coloured Nissan SUV about 4.50 pm around Adekunle and jumped into the Lagos lagoon.

Author: News Editor

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