The woman, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, on Tuesday reportedly jumped off a bridge into a canal at Oke-Afa area of Ejigbo in Lagos state.
According to the Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasak Fadipe, who confirmed the incident, the woman was on a suicide mission as she deliberately jumped into the canal from the bridge.
Describing the incident as tragic, the Director said, “A woman deliberately jumped off a bridge into a canal at Oke-Afa area of Isolo. “The Ikotun Fire Station who were on ground, tried to rescue the woman.
“The woman is believed to have been dead by now as we are still searching for her inside the canal presently.”