A staff of the KERDCO named Usaini Usman has been electrocuted in Kano state.
According to reports, Usman, 37, was electrocuted August 18, after his head got in contact with a high tension power line at the Federal College of Education.
He was reportedly disconnecting an electricity cable when the incident occur. Sources reveal that he was conveyed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital where he was confirmed dead. In the same vein, On Friday, August 12, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) stated that a suspected vandal was electrocuted on the Shiroro/Tegina/Kontagora 132 KV transmission line.
The general manager in charge of public affairs, Seun Olagunju signed a statement explaining what actually happened. Olagunju said the vandals had successfully cut the skywire at Tower 187 and then moved on to Tower 188 along the transmission line. The actual period the incident happened in the night of Monday, August 1 when the suspected vandal was “carrying out the nefarious act” on the transmission line.