A beautiful bride-to-be, identified as Adetutu Adedokun, popularly known as Tutu has committed suicide by jumping into the Thrid Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Thursday night.
GRASSROOT REPORTERS gathered that Tutu took her own life shortly after receiving a phone a call from her fiancé who recently engaged her.
The reason for her action is yet to be ascertained.
Sources told our correspondent that she was an Unarmed Combat Instructor of the Department of Security Service (DSS). She joined the DSS three years ago.
She was reported to have gotten a commendation from the DSS Director General four months ago as the best Unarmed Combat operative in her set
The Permanent Secretary of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu confirmed the incident on Thursday.
She said rescue efforts are ongoing.
“Upon arrival of the LRT at the incident scene, investigation revealed that a lady in her late thirties (30s) plunged into the Lagos lagoon,” she said in a statement, adding that the lady jumped into the lagoon after she alighted from an Uber cab on the Third Mainland bridge around 3:00 a.m. on Thursday.
“Further investigation revealed that the lady alighted from an Uber taxi car on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon,” the agency said.
“The driver of the taxi claimed she was having a heated conversation with her fiance before alighting from the car.
“The LRT, Men of Lagos State fire and rescue service, LASWA and officials of the Department of State Service (DSS) are currently on ground working better together to search for the victim. Operation ongoing.”
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