Single Mother of Three Jumps into the Lagoon over Financial Crisis


Ms. Kafayat Alake, a single mother of three children , attempted to commit sucide by jumping into the Osun river as a result of financial hardship, amidst the state’s lock down order.

The woman who wanted to drown was rescued by residents and eye witnesses who had seen her walking on the bridge of the river.

This incident happened after the state government imposed the stay-at-home order on residents to prevent further spread of the virus in the state.

Alake who hails from Alapaaro, Isale Osun, Osogbo in Osun state while explaining the situation, she said that she could not cater for her three children because of financial issue.


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