Electrocution: FG dispatches technical team to UniLag

The Federal government has dispatched a high-powered technical team to the University of Lagos site, where a 300 level Accounting student, Oluchi Anekwe was electrocuted.

The technical team, led by Engr. Peter Ewesor of Nigeria Electricity Management Services Limited, (NEMSL) has arrived Lagos State and now on ground to commence its findings.

A Deputy Director in charge of press at the ministry, Mr. Timothy Oyedeji who disclosed this in a statement last night in Abuja, said the team was at UNILAG to unravel the actual cause of the incident.

According to him, “At the end of the exercise, the team is expected to find out what actually went wrong and which groups or individuals are culpable after which appropriate sanction will be forwarded to the regulator – Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

He added that, “Furthermore, the report will also contain future mitigating measures that would prevent future occurrence of this kind of fatalities.”

The statement further quoted the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Power, Ambassador Godknows Igali as on behalf of the sector’s family expressing deep.



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