Photos of a Nigerian woman who lives in Texas has been circulating online as the woman who jumped into the lagoon beneath Third Mainland Bridge on Sunday.
The woman, named Toyin, has now refuted the rumors by sharing recent photos of herself via her Instagram account.
She captioned he photo: “Am alive, and I will live long on earth.”
Meanwhile, In a telephone conversation , the woman said that her husband who drove the car on the said day (Sunday) didn’t jump into the Lagoon, stressing that he parked the Ford car by the Bridge to offer help.
The woman said she and her husband are living well and happily and have no cause to consider suicide.
She said her husband has reported what transpired at the Bridge to the appropriate government authorities.
However, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Tuesday dismissed trending video clip of a woman who allegedly parked her SUV Ford Explorer and jumped into the lagoon at the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.
The agency also confirmed that the owner of the Jeep was just a good Samaritan who only stopped by to offer assistance.
LASEMA also dismissed all speculations over the incident, saying investigation still continues by relevant agencies of government.
LASEMA General Manager, AdesinaTiamiyu in a statement today said, “The attention of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has been drawn to a video clip on social media in respect of a woman who supposedly packed an SUV Ford Explorer and jumped into the Lagoon at the 3rd Mainland Bridge on Sunday 10th July, 2018.
Earlier, a Facebook user claimed the woman had jumped into Third Mainland Bridge because her husband found out about an affair she was carrying out with a Nigerian-based man and when he did a DNA test on all three of his kids he found out none was his.