Police officers have reportedly saved a man from committing suicide by jumping from a bride in Lagos.
Video footage has emerged showing police officers trying to encourage a man who tried to kill himself.
The suicidal man tried to commit suicide by jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. He was however saved by police officers who then proceeded to encourage him to give life a chance again.
The video was shared on Facebook by Rapid Response Squad.
In their caption they wrote:
“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police and the Rapid Response Squad in Lagos State, Olatunji Disu, also counseled him and directed that he be taken to a rehabilitation center through the supervision of his family.”
Commander RRS @TunjiDisu1 encouraging a suicidal man 2 give life a chance after he was prevented from jumping off 3MB. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police also counseled him & directed that he be taken to a rehabilitation centre with the supervision of his family #TheGoodGuys pic.twitter.com/wezNutpr1I
— Rapid Response Squad (@rrslagos767) February 19, 2019