Tutu, a young lady in her 30s who works for the Department of State Services, jumped into the Lagos Lagoon after a heated argument with her lover.
Tutu received a commendation from the DG, DSS, only four months ago for being the best-unarmed combat operative in her set, which was followed by a surprise engagement to her lover, as seen in the viral below:
The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) has now confirmed that she indeed alighted from a Uber taxi car on the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge and plunged into the lagoon on Thursday, November 10, 2022.
The agency’s permanent secretary Dr. Olufemi Osanyintolu said in a statement that the emergency services of the state have begun searching for her in the lagoon.
He said: “Upon the arrival of the Lagos Response Team (LRT) at the incident scene, the investigation revealed that a lady in her late 30s plunged into the Lagos lagoon
“Further investigation revealed that the lady alighted from a Uber taxi car on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon.
”The driver of the taxi claimed she was having a heated conversation with her fiance before alighting from the car.
“The LRT, men of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), and officials of the Department of State Service (DSS) are currently on the ground working together in search for the victim.”
Netizens react to the suicidal act
The news has since sparked mixed reactions on social media with many wondering why one will commit suicide over a Man.
One Tosin wrote “Self-love is most paramount to u and u and u only. No one is worth dying for pls let us be strong in the Lord and be steadfast in prayer. And men and women’s relationship issue no be by force oooo of u can take someone’s excesses pls move on. That why your mental state matters to you alone. Pls love yourself more and keep praying ro God. I wish you are alive”
One Benny wrote “No human is worth dying for! Jesus Christ already paid the ultimate price”
One Xander wrote “Not Everyone can handle Anger! Please avoid any form of argument or anything that can disturb your peace…may her soul Rest In Peace such a beautiful lady”