April 22, 2024

Electrician electrocuted in Ogun

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Electrician electrocuted in Ogun

An electrician has been electrocuted at the Unity Estate, Aregbe, Abeokuta, Ogun State, while fixing an electrical fault.

Sources said there was a power outage at the time the electrician climbed the electrical pole, but that in the process of fixing the fault, power was restored.

A resident said, “He was engaged to help with repairs of electrical faults in one Mr Elijah’s house. He had been the one assisting in fixing faults when IBEDC men were not around.

“There was no electricity before he started the connection. But while he was on it, power was restored. He was electrocuted. Those around initially fled, but later Mr Elijah went to the Aregbe Police Station to report.”

The police spokesman in the state, Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incident and promised to issue a statement on it.

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