A woman, who identified herself as Kafayat Alake, yesterday attempted to commit suicide by jumping into Osun river from the Gbodofon bridge. Some residents of the Gbodofon area said they sighted Alake from their homes loitering on the bridge and that after some time, she jumped into the river.
Some of the residents raised an alarm, which drew the attention of a man identified as David Johnson, who dived into the river and brought her out.
The residents called officials of the Osun State Fire Service, who arrived at the scene and took her to a hospital. (Text courtesy Daily Trust)