The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), on Thursday, said it has launched an emergency service after a woman said to be in her 30s jumped into the Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge.
It was learnt that that the woman had disembarked from a cab and headed towards the railing of the bridge and plunged into the water.
Speaking, the permanent secretary, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, in a situation report, said a search and rescue team had been mobilised to look for the woman.
He said, “Upon arrival of the LRT at the incident scene, investigation revealed that a lady in her late thirties (30s) plunged into the Lagos lagoon.
“Further investigation revealed that the lady alighted from a Uber taxi car on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon.”