A young man who is yet to be identified, attempting to plunge to his death on Wednesday morning from the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge has caused a stir.
Leakblast.com reports that the patrol officers of the Lekki Concession Centre and other kind-hearted bystanders stopped the young man, who was already on the edge of the bridge, from jumping off.
Thanks to the quick intervention of LCC Patrol Officers, a young man was saved from commiting suicide on Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge. He has been handed over to the Police.@Gidi_Traffic @trafficbutter @TrafficChiefNG @LekkiLersa pic.twitter.com/8kSo5zsQaX
— Lekki Concession Co. (@LCCTollRoad) June 1, 2022
In the viral video, the patrol officers were seen cheering the teary-man with powerful motivation before handing him over to law enforcement officials.
Reasons for his attempted suicide as at the time of filing this report remain unknown.
Nigerians on social media have, however, commended the LCC patrol officers for quickly responding to the emergency call and saving the man’s life.
One zayxon_tech wrote; ‘‘Thank god lcc responded quickly, only God knows how many people are at the bottom of that lagoon…this country too hard”
One motibereola wrote; ‘‘People are going through a lot…Be nice to people around, check up on family and friends..Don’t assume everyone is fine they are not just sharing what’s going on in thier lives…#mentalhealthispriority.”
One politicalcheeky wrote; ”Gosh handed to the police. Attempted suicide is a crime in Nigeria.”
One jhayjhaygram wrote; ‘‘Country hard normally …but ewo lawon motivational speaker isonu 😂.. your future is bright”
One oyasluxury_cosmeticsncouture wrote; ”Someone wanted to commit suicide and they handed him to the police, is police station taking care of depression???? Usel£ss country”
One decopoly wrote; ”He never ready . Make he comot there quick make people no too gather oo. Me sef won go there . We all are tired.”
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