”Why I Attempted To Jump Into Lagos Lagoon” – Woman Rescued For Attempted Suicide On 3rd Mainland Bridge Speaks
Few hours ago, We brought to your notice that a woman identified as Taiwo Titilayo Momoh who attempted to jump into the lagoon from the popular Third Mainland Bridge today, was rescued by the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.
It was gathered that she was in a taxi heading towards Oworonshoki on Third Mainland Bridge when she told the taxi driver to stop on the bridge. She was about to jump into the lagoon when a police patrol team on a routine patrol sighted her and rushed to save her before she jumped into the Lagoon.
According to Owoseni, the woman was about to jump into the water when a police patrol team on a routine patrol on the Third Mainland Bridge sighted her and rushed to save her before she jumped into the Lagoon.
“She attempted suicide by attempting to jump into the Lagoon around Oworonshoki inward Mainland on Third Mainland Bridge. Unfortunately for her, she was rescued. The woman was in a taxi and alighted on the bridge and wanted to commit suicide by jumping into the Lagoon.
“The police patrol team sighted her and rushed to rescue her before she jumped into the Lagoon,” he said.
The commissioner said from his interaction with the woman, she had depression as a result of unpaid loans, adding that “she is still insisting that she wants to end her life.”
While explaining her reason on why she decided to end her life by herself, PM News reported thus;
“Mrs Taiwo Momoh, the 58-years-old woman who was rescued by the police on Friday from jumping into the Lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge to commit suicide said her indebtedness to the tune of N18.7 million to her Swiss partner forced her to want to end her life.”