A woman identified as, Emerald has Attempted Suicide by jumping into the lagoon from Maza-Maza Bridge in the Mile 2 area of Lagos.
According to the Daily Sun, a witness revealed that the woman was walking along the bridge when she suddenly got to the middle, climbed the rails and jumped.
Luckily she was rescued before she could drown by some men who were under the bridge.
“The thing happened so fast that we could not stop her. However, when she jumped, we called for help, prompting people under the bridge to dive in and rescue her,” said one of the witnesses, who gave his name as Emeka.
Another rescuer, Adewale said:
“We were under the bridge, when suddenly the woman’s body dropped from the bridge. At first, we thought she was either pushed over or fell over by mistake. We had to jump into the river and went for her. That was how we rescued her.”