A man identity as Cisse, died yesterday evening at Olanrewaju street, Itire road, Mushin, after jumping into a well to retrieve his fallen phone he bought for N3,000 in Lagos.
According to the story, Cisse, who has a shop nearby sat down on the well when his phone mistakenly fell inside the well and he immediately jumped in to retrieve the phone but never made it back alive.
An eyewitness, Yinka, a neighbour, quickly called for help. Firemen also came to the rescue, but was too late as he already died when he was brought out.
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Man dies after jumping into a well to retrieve his N3k phone . . Tragedy struck yesterday evening on Olanrewaju Street, #Itire road, #Mushin, #LagosState, as a Nigerien man, known as #Cisse, died after jumping into a well to retrieve his phone said to be worth about N3,000. . . The deceased, whose shop is situated nearby, was said to have sat down on the well when his phone mistakenly fell inside and he immediately jumped in to retrieve it but never made it back alive. . . According to an eyewitness, Yinka: “Neighbors quickly called for help. Even the firemen came to assist, but by the time he was brought out, he had already died.“