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PLATFORM TIMES gathered that Alex lost his life while hiking with a group of friends in Jos, Plateau state.
PLATFORM TIMES further gathered that the deceased and a group of friends organized Facebook Fun Hike which took place on Saturday, 26 March, 2022 at Shere Hills in Jos.
A source hinted PLATFORM TIMES that the event ended on a sad note following the death of Alex who drowned at the event while taking a swim with other friends.
An eyewitness account revealed that the event was going on just fine and fun as planned until Alex and six other friends from the group decided to swim in a river at Shere Hills.
The source further said the deceased went out to rest after a first round swim,but, he was not lucky when he jumped in for the second time and began to drown when he got to the middle point of the river.
It was gathered that his friends who were already shocked made efforts to rescue him but their efforts were fruitless.
However, as of the time of filing the report , it was learnt that the body was yet to be found .
The source claimed that help was sought from a native swimmer around Shere Hills to bring Alex out
But, he purported said that “Spiritual things are in the water, and they will have to wait for it to release the body”.