Tricycle Commercial Rider Jumped Into River Niger In Kogi

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From Noah Ocheni, Lokoja

A yet to be identified Tricycle commercial operator on Tuesday allegedly jumped into increasing volume Meme river 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 what would have prompted the deceased to commit suicide.

He attributed the current hardship facing the Country as one of the reasons why such person could decide to take his own life untimely.

” There is nothing anybody can do when the Keke Man jumped into the river. When he jumped, we saw snake and there was 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.

As the time of filing this report, the corps is yet to be recovered.

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