An eyewitnesses said the man arrived at the river at about 1pm and attempted to plunge into it.
He was also caught with a bottle of an insecticide during the attempt to end his life.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of Ogun TRACE Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the married man with five children, said he was frustrated with his life.
The victim is one Fatai Oyedele of the Tourist Estate, Obere, Atan Ota, Ogun State, who is 36 years old and has five children with Jumai Oyedele. He is a cloth seller.
Around 1.15pm today (Wednesday) by the Ogun River en route Akin-Olugbade, the man attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the river with a bottle of insecticide in his hands.
Our prompt intervention saved what would have been an eventual suicide and with the help of some civilians at the scene, he was rescued.
He was pulled out of the water and was later taken to the Adigbe Police Station for further investigation
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