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US citizen attempts suicide on Third Mainland Bridge

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Tragedy was averted on Monday after an American citizen residing in Nigeria attempted to commit suicide by jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge into the lagoon in Lagos State.

According to Lagos police command, the American who is in his early 30s, had directed his baby mama to park her vehicle while he walked to a spot on the bridge, intending to jump into the lagoon.

The statement read, “An American citizen, name withheld was at 1:23 p.m. today restrained from committing suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos.

“The American, who is in his early 30s was driven to the Third Mainland Bridge by his Baby Mama in company of his daughter. He directed the lady who was unaware of his motive to park somewhere while he walked to a spot for a leap into the Lagoon.

“A passerby who observed his movement quickly alerted patrolling RRS operatives who persuaded him from jumping, re – united him With his wife before taking them to RRS Headquarters in Alausa.

“The Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), after advising the man and his family, directed that the case be transferred to Gender Department, Lagos Police Command for further counselling and necessary actions”.

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