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Man drowns while visiting Ogun community with his friend

Man drowns while visiting Ogun community with his friend

A man identified as Sunday Igbede, drowned in the river in Eyinwa community in Odogbolu local government area of Ogun state on Saturday, March 30.

 

According to the police, Otusanya Abayomi of Igbe Ilara reported at the community police station that at about noon, he came into the community with his friend. He said his deceased friend left him and others to an unknown destination without notifying anyone.

 

Abayomi heard that information later got to him that the said Sunday had gone to swim at Eyinwa River where his friend got drowned.

 

‘’Upon the receipt of the information, the DPO Odogbolu detailed surveillance police officers in collaboration with some local divers to locate the corpse, but their efforts proved abortive. Meanwhile, effort is still ongoing to recover the corpse and further reach out to the family, to inform them of the sad occurrence.” the statement reads

 

The state Commissioner of Police Ogun State Police Command, CP Alamutu Abiodun, while extending his deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased during this difficult time, assured that the Command remains committed to promoting public safety and preventing such tragedies in the future. He further warned restive young persons to steer clear of Rivers whose depth they cannot preempt.

 

 

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