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A man has narrowly escaped death after he was rescued from a fast moving canal in the Alaura Oregun area of Lagos State.

The man whose identity is still unknown is reported to have fallen into the canal at Morrison crescent, Alaura Oregun, in a drunken stupor.

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Eyewitnesses say that the man had lost balance and fallen into the flooded canal but was lucky to have been saved by passersby.

The man was pulled out of the canal unconscious but was finally revived.

With the heavy rains which have been falling in Lagos state, this man is definitely lucky to be alive.

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