Lady who jumped into Lagos Lagoon identified as a DSS staff
The lady who jumped into Lagos Lagoon on Thursday afternoon has been identified as Adetutu Adedokun, a staff of the Department of State Services (DSS).
According to the Uber driver, Adedokun had an argument with her boyfriend and in the heat of the altercation, she ordered him to stop and disembarked from the cab.
She had alighted from a Uber taxi, headed towards the railings of the bridge and plunged into the lagoon.
About four months ago, she was said to have received commendations from the DG, DSS, as the best unarmed combat operative in her set.
The victim’s fiancé was also reported to have proposed to her a few weeks ago.
The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident said a search and rescue team had been mobilised to search for her body.
LRT officials, Men of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), and officials of the DSS swung into action in search of the victim.