The body of the Lagos based doctor who mysteriously jumped into the lagoon on Sunday evening has been found!
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni confirmed the news to Channels Television.
He said the body was recovered by the Marine Police at the Onikan end of the lagoon.
Dr. Orji’s body was found three days after the incident occurred.
Until his death, Dr. Orji worked at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Surulere area of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.
He was said to be on his way to Victoria Island for a meeting with the Medical and Dental Association of Nigeria when the incident happened.
Temporary reports from Police authorities revealed that the deceased had asked his driver to stop the vehicle before jumping across the bridge and into the water.
The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) in a statement said there was a distress call of a man who parked his grey coloured Nissan SUV about 4.50 pm around Adekunle and jumped into the Lagos lagoon.
The agency said the vehicle and the driver had been taken to Adeniji Adele Police Station for further investigation.