Two EKEDC staff don shock to death for Lagos - Police:
Two staff of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) don dey electrocuted to death for Lagos State.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, wey confirm the report on Sunday, May 21, 2023, talk say the incident happened fir the Obalande area of Lagos Island.
Hundeyin talk say the case don dey reported to the Lion Building Division of the command on Saturday, May 20, at 5.55 p.m. by another member of staff of the EKEDC from Lagos Island.
He talk say the EKEDC worker talk say on Saturday, one of hin colleagues, wey hin name na Umaru, 51 years old, don electrocute as hin dey dig to locate a faulty transformer cable at the P&T Obalende area.
“In the process, another colleague named Sunday Awaruwa, 48 years old, who tried to rescue the victim, was also electrocuted,” the PPRO stated.
"Based on the report, detectives visited and photographed the scene, rescued the victims, and rushed them to the Lagos Island General Hospital, where they were confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.
"Their remains were deposited at the IDH mortuary in Yaba for autopsy. Meanwhile, investigation is in progress,” he added.