There was a confirmed report of an attack on Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge around 5:40am yesterday.
The bridge is a popular location for early morning joggers.
A tweet yesterday evening warning joggers to be careful revealed that a female could be heard screaming for help on the bridge.
Please, if you know anyone living in LekkiPhase1/Ikoyi and they love running/walking on the LEKKI IKOYI LINK BRIDGE (lately the streets lights are off)… Tell them to do there cardio when the day is Bright… Today by 5.40am.. we overhead a lady SCREAMING for help on the bridge.— TheFitPreacher (@fit_iam) January 18, 2021
Lisa Folawiyo responded to the tweet this morning around 8am, confirming it was indeed her sister who was attacked.
She also confirmed that she escaped the attack with bruises and cuts to her face hands and leg.
It was my sister screaming! She was mugged and really roughed up. Traumatic. She screamed but no one helped. Everyone walked by like nothing was happening. I love humans.— Lisa Folawiyo (@lisafolawiyo) January 19, 2021
The police is yet to respond to enquiries.