May 18, 2016 – Mother Carrying Baby Rescued While Trying To Jump Into Lagos Lagoon From Third Mainland Bridge
UNILAG Dropout, Nursing Mother Attempts Suicide On 3rd Mainland Bridge: Lady With Baby Rescued While Trying To Jump Into Lagos Lagoon
A frustrated woman was yesterday rescued from the grip of death in Lagos.
27-year-old Halimat Adegoke reportedly tried to plunge into the Lagoon from 3rd Mainland bridge around 5pm before RRS officials intervened.
The woman reportedly walked down to the Mainland Bridge from Medina Estate in Gbagada area of Lagos after a voice ordered her to go there.
A cab driver who saw the woman alerted Rapid Response Squad riders on patrol who came over to rescue her.
She told RRS officials that her husband sent her out of her matrimonial home before she moved into her parent’s home in Gbagada.
Halimat and her 12-month-old baby have been reunited with her family.