Christmas day celebrations turned into tragedy for friends and co-workers of Sodiq Ojomo, when he drowned in a swimming pool while working with a catering service, at an event centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, according to a Vanguard report.
The Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria that the tragic incidence occurred at No. 3/5, Durosinmi Etti Street, Victoria Island.
He also said that the 23 year-old man was at the centre with his colleagues to entertain some guests with food and allegedly jumped into the swimming pool against the advice of his supervisor.
The director said police from Maroko division came and picked the corpse, which they deposited at the public mortuary.