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Festac Town resident jumps into river (photos, video)

Festac Town resident jumps into river (photos, video)

- A man has reportedly jumped into a river at Festac

- The incident happened at Festac link bridge in Festac town according to a report

- New report has emerged identifying the young man

- Read the last thing he posted on his social media page here

A man identified as Bayo Ahmed Lawal reportedly jumped into a river at Festac town according to Onyi Peter, a Facebook user.

Festac Town resident jumps into river (photos, video)

People crowding the scene of the sad incident.

The man was said to have plunged into the river from the bridge today April 8. The residents of Festac have been thrown into a wild state of confusion following his action.

Festac Town resident jumps into river (photos, video)

Festac Town residents gathered on the road to watch as rescue operation was launched.

The Facebook user added that Lawal’s mother has been in despair even since the incident as residents gathered round the bridge.

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It should be noted that ever since Dr Allwell Orji killed himself by jumping into the Lagos lagoon, cases of people trying to take their own lives have been recorded.

Festac Town resident jumps into river (photos, video)

The incident happened at Festac Town link bridge.

The textile trader who was rescued by the operatives of RRS of the Lagos state police command has taken off on her feet. A medical doctor was also saved recently after he ingested over eighty tablets with the sole aim of killing himself. The Facebook post he shared on his plan made it possible for him to be saved.

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As for Lawal, no one knows what prompted him to jump into the river. NAIJ.com gathered that a rescue operation has been launched to find him. Watch the video below:

Hours after the incident, new facts have emerged concerning the ugly incident. The graduate of Industrial and Applied Chemistry of University of Ilorin had been dropping bits and pieces of his thoughts on Twitter.

No one understands why Nigerians want to end their lives regardless of the situation of things in the country. Speaking of that, a Nigerian youth think the country would be a lot better if our leaders are being given a mass burial:

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