The Lagos State Police Tuesday have said that the identity of the body recovered from the Lagos Lagoon today was not that of Dr. Allwell Orji, after confirming that the body of Dr. Allwell Orji who jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Sunday had been recovered.
Henzyworld had earlier reported that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, confirmed that the body of the doctor has been recovered. He said the body was recovered by the Marine Police at the Onikan end of the lagoon.
However the Lagos State Police Command has retracted its statement that the body of Dr. Allwell Orji who jumped into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday evening had been found.
Also the doctor’s mother, had said that the deceased was not her son. The spokesperson for the Zone 2 Police Command, SP Dolapo Badmos said, “The mother has come to identify the body recovered, but she said the deceased was not her son.”