High Tension Wire Electrocutes Six Worshippers in Lagos - The Gallant News


Sunday, 3 October 2021

High Tension Wire Electrocutes Six Worshippers in Lagos

High Tension Wire Electrocutes Six Worshippers in Lagos

It was a black Sunday to El-Adonai Evangelical Ministry, situated at 18 Jibowu Road, off Agbe Road, U-turn Bus Stop, Abule Egba in Lagos State, as six worshippers of the ministry feared dead after a high tension electric wire suddenly sparked and fell on the victims during the normal Sunday church service.

Though, the victims’ identity could not be ascertained as of press time.

According to eyewitness, the incident occurred at 07:34 am, when  an electrical wire  connected with the Cherubim and Seraphim Church’s flag pole suddenly fell, leading to the electric shock of about six male adults.

Presently, men of the Agege Fire Station and some rescue team are currently attending to the incident with a view to secure lives and properties in the area.
Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Adeseye Margaret, confirmed the incident could however ascertained the number of death, saying some of the victims were unconscious as of press time.

“The Ikeja Electric Distribution Company has been informed and consequently de-energize power distribution to the environment while rescue operations continue amid youths restiveness and tensed area,” Adeseye stated.

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