The Lagos Police have just announced that they are unsure of the identity of the body recovered from the Lagos Lagoon, after confirming that the body of Dr. Allwell Orji who jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Sunday had been recovered.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni had earlier claimed that Dr. Orji’s body was found by the Marine Police, at the Onikan end of the Lagoon.
Dr. Orji allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the popular and busy Lagos Third Mainland Bridge.
Reports from the Police authorities said the deceased was said to be a medical doctor, and asked his driver to stop before jumping across the bridge, into the water.
Until his death, Dr. Orji worked at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Surulere area of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.