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SOLDIERS RESCUE WOMAN FROM SUICIDE ATTEMPT IN LAGOS

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SOLDIERS RESCUE WOMAN FROM SUICIDE ATTEMPT IN LAGOS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji Samson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted By Town Crier News Nigeria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published By Fitness Network Communications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some soldiers of the Nigerian Army (NA), operating under 81 Division NA have gallantly rescued one Mrs Francesca Spark, who plunged into the Lagos Lagoon around 81 Division Officers’ Mess, Marina Lagos in an attempt to take her own life.

Olabisi Olalekan ayeni, a Lieutenant Colonel, and Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 81 Division Nigerian Army, made the disclosure in a statement dated November 6, 2023.

He said troops of 65 Battalion NA deployed at the Officers’ Mess, who sighted Mrs Spark quickly used their military ingenuity and rescued her.

She was given first aid and stabilised by the battalion medical team.

After stabilisation, the family was contacted and she was handed over to her husband, one Mr Spark Oghene Ovie, residing at Awoyaya, Lagos.

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division NA, Major General Muhammed Takuti Usman, commended the soldiers for being observant, and for their ingenuity, courage and gallantry.

The GOC said he was pleased that soldiers brought their training in disaster management to bear in such a critical situation that could have claimed the life of a fellow citizen.

Maj Gen Usman, who said such an operation is a military operation other than war conducted during emergencies or natural disasters affirmed that troops have been trained to support leading agencies during emergencies.

He assured residents of the NA’s commitment to protect them and their properties even during emergencies.


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