The remains of the drowned medical doctor, Allwell Orji, who jumped into the Lagos lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge, was on Wednesday afternoon recovered.
The family of the deceased doctor have identified the body to be that of Allwell Orji, who was until his death a consultant at Mount Sinai Hospital.
The General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency(LASEMA), Tiamiyu Adesina, said that the body was recovered around 4pm on Wednesday by a combined team of emergency workers, who began the operation since Sunday evening.
“The body of Dr Orji was recovered at about 4pm today, March 22, 2017 by the Marine Police; the body was identified by some of his family including the driver in the presence of the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni.
“The body will be handed over to the family while investigation continues.”
The LASEMA General Manager, however, expressed condolences on behalf of the Lagos State government to the deceased family and therefore declared the search closed.