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Remote Control Man parks SUV, jumps into canal in Lagos

A few days after a woman jumped into a canal in Lagos, another young man jumped into the same canal and drowned.

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The deadly Oke-Afa canal play

The deadly Oke-Afa canal


A few days after a woman jumped into the Oke-Afa canal in the Isolo area of Lagos State in an apparent suicide, another young man has taken the same route by jumping into the same canal and drowning in the process.

Read: "Suicide: Woman jumps into canal in Lagos"

The man who was identified as Ajayi Kehinde going by his drivers' licence, was said to have driven his Sport Utility Vhicle (SUV), to the Oke-Afa bridge, parked by the side and took a diving jump into it.

Efforts by witnesses to rescue him were abortive as his body had not been recovered as the people could no go deeper into the canal.

Read: "Teenager Drama: Police saves 17-year-old boy from diving into the lagoon"

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Dolapo Badmos, has confirmed the incident, adding that the police were making efforts to recover his body and that investigation into the matter is ongoing.

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