According to PMNews,the man was brought out of the canal dead, says the Lagos State Fire Service Director, Rasak Fadipe.
The tragedy occurred on Friday afternoon at Cele Bus Stop, on Oshodi-Mile 2 Expressway. According to Fadipe, information gathered from the scene of the tragedy had it that the man was just walking along the road when he suddenly pulled off his shoes and jumped into the canal.
He said the Fire Service rushed to the scene immediately they were informed that a man had jumped into the canal.
Fadipe lamented that the man was brought out of the canal by his men already dead, but said no one knew why he decided to take his own life.