Saturday 19 August 2023

Lagos Socialite, Farida Sobowale, Attempts Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon... Explains Reason for Contemplating Suicide

Founder of House of Phreedah Bodycare and Spa, Farida Sobowale reportedly attempted to commit suicide by jumping into a lagoon from a bridge on Thursday, had been rescued by some Lagos residents.

According to reports, She drove her Lexus SUV to the extension, descended and was going to hop into lagoon when she was restrained by people.

According to a viral video obtained by SaharaReporters, the Lagos socialite, who wore black attire, sobbed as she was held by some individuals who prevented her from jumping into the lagoon.


The marriage of Sobowale, a business entrepreneur popular in the skincare industry in Lagos, reportedly crashed a few days ago.

She had a lavish wedding about two months ago.


Her husband, Demola had reportedly moved out of their home.

However, Farida in a viral video on social media, asserted that frustration, failed marriage and other things pushed her to attempt to commit suicide. 

Farida who was married to a Lagos socialite, Demola Okulaja, in a lavish wedding reportedly worth N100 million about two months ago, explained that her marriage had just crashed. 

She said after Okulaja walked out of the marriage, she became frustrated and attempted suicide.

“Friends and families warned me not to go into the marriage. They told me that the man only wanted my money but I was recalcitrant.

“I am so sorry for putting my children in such a position. I would not have forgiven myself if I had abandoned them after committing suicide," she added

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