A young man tragically died on Saturday night after jumping into the River Thames to rescue a woman that fell from London Bridge. The woman survived but heartbreakingly, the courageous 20 year old Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole did not.
Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole was part of the front-of-house team at Vivek Singh’s restaurant, The Cinnamon Club. Singh said: “We are all reeling from this incredibly tragic news” adding he was “diligent, kind and passionate”.
London Mayor, Sadiq Khan on twitter remarked that Mr Olubunmi-Adewole was “a true hero of our city who gave his life trying to save another”.
The Cinnamon Club paid tribute through twitter.
We are devastated to learn of the death of Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole. Jimi was a much-loved member of The Cinnamon Club team. What he did was a tremendous and selfless act of bravery. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. He will be remembered as a true hero. RIP Jimi 🖤 pic.twitter.com/abEFQwosAO
— The Cinnamon Club (@CinnamonClub) April 26, 2021
It was an extraordinarily brave act that unfortunately cost a highly regarded young man his life.
Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
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