Things are happening! A 25-year-old Nigerian man identified as Ajayi Kehinde did the unthinkable when he drove his SUV close to a canal, parked and jumped into the canal and drowned in broad daylight.
An eye witnesses said the incident happened around 5.30pm and that onlookers could not rescue him.
His name was known through his identity card found in the car.
What might have caused the victim to commit suicide in such manner was not yet known as police said they would conduct investigation when they get full details about him and his address.
As at the time of filing this report, the body had not been recovered as it seemed the police do not have the necessary equipment to do so.
Lagos Police PRO, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the incident. She said efforts were on to recover his body and that necessary steps would be taken to unmask the circumstance that led to such extreme decision.
His SUV has been removed from the scene and parked at the police station.