FG Dispatches Technical Team To Investigate UNILAG Electrocution

UNILAG student Oluchi Anekwe electrocuted
Electrocuted UNILAG student, Oluchi Anekwe

The Federal government has dispatched a high-powered technical team to University of Lagos, to examine the 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 of power, Mr. Timothy Oyedeji disclosed this in a statement last night in Abuja. He said the team was at UNILAG to unravel the actual cause of the incident.

“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),” Oyedeji said.

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

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