Metro Man jumps over Obalende Bridge on sighting Taskforce

kaaai.jpe An unidentified Hausa Youth from Adamawa state, Nothern Nigeria jumped over the Obalende Bridge, Lagos on Thursday at about 6:30 p.m and died instantly, on sighting operatives of the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences, thinking that they were after him.

Sources revealed the Taskforce Officials stormed Obalende to enforce the law on Environmental Sanitation when the incident occurred.

A trader who was watching the Taskforce Officials from atop the bridge as they were dislodging street traders and illegal motorcycle operators under the bridge beside the Oando Filling Station when he suddenly sighted another Taskforce Officials’ patrol van in the opposite direction.

The trader said, thinking that the Taskforce Officials would arrest him, the deceased in a bid to escape jumped over the bridge and landed on top of the iron beautification barriers under the bridge.

He sustained serious injuries on his head and other parts of his body and died instantly.

Immediately after his death, a mob attacked the taskforce officials, vandalised their vehicle while the task officials ran through the 3rd Mainland Bridge.

His corpse has been deposited in a mortuary at the Lagos State General Hospital, Lagos Island.
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