An unidentified man with only N90 in his pocket had jumped into a river in Lagos because of hardship. This happened at Mile Two bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, Lagos where this man had moaned about his sufferings, not without calling President Buhari’s name repeatedly.
Thank goodness for a speedboat that came timely to save him from drowning. An eyewitness ,Mr. Andy Odiaka, said “I was there on the bridge where the man was also standing. He was speaking to himself. He said he had no transport fare to move from one place to another. He said his suffering was too much that he could hardly feed. I also heard him saying life was meaningless to him. He mentioned Buhari many times, and the next thing I saw, the man jumped from the bridge into the water.”
He added “He is an Igbo man because he was speaking the language. I thought he was joking when he said he was tired of everything around him. “If not for a speedboat that was passing, he would have died. The boat stopped and the passengers dragged him to the riverbank and they continued their journey. Thereafter, nobody was ready to assist him. People simply looked at him, expressed sympathy and continued their journey. I have to call an emergency number,” he said.
Odiaka and few others contributed money to take him to the hospital before the ambulance came.