Peter Ajayi, a 32-year-old man, has reportedly plunged into the Asa River in Kwara State.
He plunged into the river which is positioned behind All Saints Anglican Church on Taiwo Isale street in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, on Thursday.
DAILY POST stories that in what appeared like a film, Peter ran to the riverside behind the church, took off his slippers, and jumped into the river.
The tragic incident occurred at about 11:45 a.m.
“Frantic efforts by family members to prevent him from embarking on the action failed as he ran to the river side like a possessed person to actualise his aim,” a supply who witnessed the scene knowledgeable DAILY POST in Ilorin on Sunday.
All efforts by the Kwara State Fireplace Service personnel to get well his stays proved abortive.
The fireplace service spokesman, Hassan Adekunle, informed our correspondent that the seek for Peter’s physique was on Sunday prolonged to the outskirts of Ilorin, Shao city in Moro Native Authorities Space of the state, with out success.
He nevertheless, mentioned the relentless search would proceed till the hearth service recovers the physique.