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Update: Man Jumps Into Osun River In Suspected Suicide



A middle-aged man, identity, still unknown had Thursday claimed own life after diving into Osun River in Osogbo, Osun state capital.
AMILOADED  learnt that all efforts to rescue the man by police and fire fighters proved abortive as his whereabout could not be ascertained inside the river.
It was also gathered that the man unclad himself before jumping into the river, and which his identity still unknown as at the time of filing this report.
An eyewitness, John Samuel, who claimed to have seen the man shortly before he jumped into the river, said, “I was at the other side going towards a fast food joint when I saw a guy strip himself naked on top of the bridge
“Immediately I spotted him making an attempt to jump, I shouted, hoping that would stop him from jumping into the river, but he ignored me.
“There was a commercial bus driver coming behind who stopped and wanted to stop him from jumping, but before he could alight from his bus, the guy had already jumped into the river.
“He left behind a bag and we tried to check if there was any means of identification, but the bag was empty.”
When contacted around 6:30pm, the officer in charge of administration in Osun State Fire Service, Mr. Aremu Fatai, said firemen were already at the scene, making efforts to evacuate the man



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