Tragedy as 28-year-old man drowns in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS– TRAGEDY struck in Lekki area of Lagos, after a 28 years old Sodiq Aremu reportedly jumped and got drowned in Elegushi Beach.

Family and friends broke into tears after his body was 48 hours later and taken to the morgue.

It was learnt that Sodiq Aremu, a native of Ona Ora, Oyo State, was last seen on Thursday, July 7, when he suddenly dropped his bag and jumped into the beach.

What informed the victim’s decision could not be ascertained at press time..

Citizens Compass gathered that all efforts to trace and rescued him was unsuccessful.

However, on Saturday, July 9 at about 1:30 pm, his body was found floating on the Lagoon just as Police detectives visited the scene of the incident and took photographs.

Spokesperson of Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed that the corpse was seen on July 9, floating.

His corpse has been recovered and evacuated into the morgue. The investigation is ongoing,”

he added

The incident has raised concern about the number of tragedies recorded in Lagos recently.

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