Tutu Adedokun, an alleged Department of State Services (DSS) operative has jumped plunged into into the lagoon on Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State, after a heated argument with her boyfriend.
According to reports, Tutu, on Thursday, November 10, 2022, disembarked from a cab and headed towards the railing of the bridge. She was said to have consequently plunged into the water.
Sources in the office revealed that she was an unarmed combat instructor who stepped into the working shoes of her parent who both worked with the plain cloth service.
The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu in a fresh confirmation on Friday, claims that the search and rescue team is still on the water trying to locate the body.
Just a few months ago, Adedokun who is in her late 30s, received a letter of commendation front the Director General of DSS as the best-unarmed combat operative in her set.
The victim’s fiance was also reported to have proposed to her a few weeks ago. She had alighted from a Uber taxi car on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon Thursday afternoon.
The driver of the taxi claimed she was having a heated conversation with her fiance before alighting from the car.
Shortly after the incident, the LRT, Men of Lagos State fire and rescue service, LASWA, and officials of the DSS swung into action, in search of the victim.