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Lady who jumped into Lagos Lagoon after receiving call from Fiancé identified as Staff of DSS

Adetutu Adedokun has been identified as the lady who jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Thursday afternoon and also 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 an Uber taxi, headed towards the railings of the bridge and plunged into the lagoon.

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 in a situation report said the cab driver claimed the woman was having a heated conversation with her fiance before alighting from the vehicle.

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.


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