News | Jobs | Classifieds | SMS | Forum | Connect
Complete Bulk SMS Reseller Website for N16,000 ONLY!



Two electrocuted, four injured in Abuja

Nigerian News Update » Nigerian Newspapers
Punch Newspaper
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company on Tuesday said it had inaugurated a six-man team to investigate the circumstances that led to the electrocution of two persons on July 29, 2017 in Angwan Biri, near Minna, the Niger State capital.

 According to the Head, Public Relations and Media, AEDC, Mr Ahmed Shekarau, a preliminary report on the incident showed that the binding wire of an 11Kv line came in contact with the 415V red phase cable, thus sending high voltage which allegedly killed two people and injured four others.

 AEDC’s Director, Risk and Compliance, Mr Collins Chabuka, who inaugurated the investigative team in Abuja, dismissed insinuations that 49 houses were affected.

 He said, “The purpose of the investigation is to highlight the shortcomings that may have led to the incident and also to recommend industry best practice and remedial measures to prevent a recurrence.”

 He commiserated with the family of the deceased and members of the Angwan Biri community, assuring them that the AEDC would foot the medical bill of the lone victim still receiving treatment.

 “The panel has two weeks to submit its report,” he said.
Be the first to comment:
Male: Female:
Get a Website for your Business at N20k Only! Domain Registration and Web Hosting, absolutely Free! Click here to send your Website Content or Whatsapp 08160266850 for any enquiry.
You might also like:
Rwanda’s Paul Kagame: visionary, despot, or both?

Paul Kagame is revered for stopping Rwanda’s genocide and engineering what admirers call an economic miracle, but his critics see a despot who...

Spotify builds streaming lead at 60 million subscribers

Spotify said Monday that it had 60 million paying subscribers, expanding its lead in the fast-growing world of music streaming. The Swedish company...

In Kenya, the dead come back to vote – KNCHR

Elections in Kenya are a fraught business, with polls beset with claims of rigging and intimidation, some subtle, some not, and this year’s vote on...