Friday, September 11, 2015

Electrocution: FG dispatches technical team to UniLag

ABUJA: 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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