A yet to be identified Man has committed suicide in Lokoja, Kogi state on Tuesday afternoon at Meme bridge few metre to popular Dunamis Church Lokoja.
The deceased, a tricycle rider, was said to have arrived the bridge , parked his tricycle and jump into the river.
An witness who never wanted his name mentioned disclosed that they where shocked when the deceased took his life untimely.
He blamed the current hardship facing the Country as one of the reason why such person could decide to take his own life.
” There is nothing anybody can do when the Keke Man jumped into the river. When he jumped, we saw snake and their is nothing anyone can do as at that moment”.
Meanwhile, the Kogi State Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya has confirmed the incident.
Aya however, said officers of the Nigeria Marine Police Force has been mobilized to the river to recover the deceased body.
” We are yet to get details of the incident. Our officers have been mobilized to recover the body of the deceased. As soon as we get details, our unit will issue out details of the sad incident” he stated.
The corps is yet to be recovered as at the time of filing this report.