An electrician identified as Bright Okon has been pronounced dead at the Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Abia State after he fell off ladder.

A source told ABN TV that the incident took place on Thursday at about 12:30pm when the 24-year-old was carrying out maintenance work at Evergreen Hotel, Umuahia.

He was said to be at the top of the ladder when he was suddenly electrocuted. That was when he lost balance, and landed on the ground where he sustained injury on his head.


He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officers of Abia State Police Command have visited the scene as investigation Commences.



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