A man who had gone to a hotel had reportedly died in the swimming pool after he left his friends to catch some fun in the pool at Owode, Ajegunle in Ikorodu area of Lagos state.
The deceased whose name was not mentioned was said to have taken some alcoholic drinks before he headed for the pool on Sunday, January 11, 2015 where he incidentally got drowned.
After a long wait for the deceased man rejoin them at the table, his friends went in search of him only to be shocked by the sight of his lifeless body afloat the pool.
The four friends of the deceased broke down in tears when they realized that he was truly dead.
According to Leadership reports, after the incident, some of the staff of the hotel were said to have abandoned their duty posts to their residences to evade arrest.
A source who is a staff of the hotel while narrating the ugly incident wondered why the deceased jumped into the pool after seeing that it was yet to be completed.
The source said, “The victim arrived the hotel hale and hearty, unknown to him he and his friends, he was celebrating his last hour on earth.
“The swimming pool has not been completed so I don’t know why he had to jump into it. They rushed him to a hospital where a doctor confirmed him dead. Their laughter had turned to sorrow.
“His four friends wept like babies and refused to be consoled. Many staff ran away for fear of being arrested by the police even as the staff did not cause his death. It is a bad beginning for this hotel because it is not up to one year the hotel began operation”