Mother of three jumps into Osun river due to financial hardship


Mother of three jumps into Osun river due to financial hardship



A single mother of three, Kafayat Alake, attempted suicide by jumping into the Osun River, owing to financial hardship amidst osun state lockdown.

The woman who wanted to drown, was rescued by some residents who had seen her walking on the bridge of the river. promptly rescued her.

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Alake jumped into the river few hours after the state government imposed a stay-at-home order on residents of the state as part of measures to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

While explaining the situation, she disclosed that she hails from Alapaaro, Isale Osun, Osogbo. She said she had three children and could not cater for them due to some financial predicament.

“My husband stays in Lagos. We separated about 13 years ago,” she said.

One David Johnson, who rescued her said:

The thing happened so fast that we could not stop her. However, when she jumped, people called for help, prompting me to dive in, and I was able to rescue her.

“We were somewhere around that place when the woman’s body dropped from the bridge. At first, we thought she was either pushed or fell over by mistake. While others were calling for help, I had to jump into the river and rescue her.”

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