Lady Dies After Jumping Into Aya River in Ogoja

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by crossriverwatch admin

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A crowd of onlookers at the scene of the tragic incident
A crowd of onlookers at the scene of the tragic incident

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A lady in her early thirties simply identified as Miss Patience this morning jumped from Abakpa bridge into the Aya River and died before rescuers could bring her out of the river.

Eye witnesses who spoke to CrossRiverWatch said, a motor cyclist carried her from Igoli and on reaching the Abakpa bridge, she asked to be stopped, while she paid her fare leaving the bike man to look for change her, she then moved closer to the bridge rails and allowed herself fall over.

Before the people around could be alerted and her body brought out, she was already dead.

Reasons for her actions were not immediately clear but CrossRiverWatch gathered that her mother is a Yoruba lady who sales kerosene along Yala Street in Igoli Ogoja.

As at press time, the mother was said not to be aware of the tragic incident.
CrossRiverWatch is tracking the story and will bring you further details.

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