According to a source from the Police, Malik Nasir, who shared the information on social media, the man was rescued before he could plummet into the lagoon.
The officer shared the photo of the man with the caption “Yet Another Suicide Attempt At the Lagos Lagoon today. He was rescued before he could take the plunge. An Ifa Priest has said in a national daily that “the Lagoon is Angry. How do we appease the Lagoon Please.”
The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni recently lamented the surge in suicides across the country.
The police has begun patrol of bridges across the state to prevent further cases of suicide.
He added that it was now an offence for individuals to walk on bridges in the state, neither would vehicles be allowed to stop on any bridge in the state.