Heroic Officer Sacrifices Life to Save Child: Lekki LCDA Chairman Mourns Tragic Loss.

In a heart-wrenching incident that underscores the true meaning of heroism, kakalistiq.com reports that the Lekki LCDA community mourns the loss of Officer Mufutau Abiodun Shina, who tragically passed away while rescuing a child from drowning.

Hon. Razak Bamidele Kasali

The tragic event unfolded on a sunny afternoon at Riverside in Oshoroko town, when a young child accidentally fell into the river. Officer Shina, a dedicated member of the Olukun Boys/Lekki Defenders Security Outfit, responded swiftly to the distress call. Without hesitation, he bravely entered the water, battling strong currents and treacherous conditions to save the child.

In a bittersweet twist, while other team members managed to bring the child to safety, Officer Shina was overcome by the powerful currents. Despite the valiant efforts of emergency responders who quickly pulled him from the water and administered CPR, Officer Shina succumbed to the ordeal.

The Executive Chairman of Lekki LCDA, Engr. Rasaki Bamidele Kasali, expressed his profound sorrow over the loss of Officer Shina. “Officer Shina displayed extraordinary bravery, courage, and gallantry in his final moments. He died a hero, a rare trait that will forever be remembered and honored. His selfless act has left an indelible mark on our community,” said Kasali.

In his condolence message to the family of the deceased, Chairman Kasali added, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Officer Mufutau Abiodun Shina. His heroic actions in rescuing a child from drowning exemplify the highest standards of bravery and selflessness. Although he is no longer with us, his legacy as a hero who gave his life to save another will continue to inspire us all. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.”

The child, who is now safe and recovering according to reports, stands as a testament to Officer Shina’s courage and ultimate sacrifice. Plans are underway for a memorial service to honour his life and heroic actions, ensuring that his sacrifice will never be forgotten.

The community of Lekki LCDA is left with a profound sense of gratitude and sorrow, forever touched by the bravery of Officer Shina, whose dedication to protecting and serving others knew no bounds, even at the cost of his own life.

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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