The identity of the man who committed suicide by jumping into the canal under the Festac- Amuwo Odofin link bridge Saturday has been revealed as Ahmed Lawal, A graduate of the University of Ilorin. Ahmed is said to have been suffering from some psychological issues for a while.
Saturday, he was riding in a friend's car when he suddenly got down and began rolling on the ground. According to reports, he got up and started running towards the bridge where he climbed the
barricade and plunged into the canal.
In one of his tweets, he stated that his family were against him and they thought he was mad. He left behind his mum and a little brother. May his soul rest in peace.. Amen.
Meanwhile his friends took to social media to pay tributes to him.