The Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, has disclosed via a statement, that 48-year old Emmanuel Oduka was electrocuted to death while connecting from the cables on a pole belonging to the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) in Awada, near Onitsha, Anambra State.
He also said the victim was confirmed Dead On Arrival (DOA), by a medical team, at the St. Charles Borromeo Hospital, Onitsha, where Police operatives, who rushed to the scene, had taken him.
According to Mohammed, “On 7/06/2020 at about 2:30 pm, there was a report at Awada Division that one Mr Emmanuel Oduka ‘m’ aged 48 years, a native of Isoko North LGA of Delta State but residing at No.1 Obieminaka street Awada was electrocuted while connecting from EEDC Cable at vine Crescent, Awada, Anambra State.”
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, admonished all citizens to always consult professionals for electrical issues to avert a repeat of the sad incidence.
Innocent Imafidon, Da Scenario.