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Tragedy Struck As Six Worshippers Electrocuted In Lagos

Tragedy Struck on Sunday morning as six worshippers were reported to have been electrocuted after an electric cable fell on them around Abule Egba axis of Lagos State.

Authoritative source revealed that the six male victims were members of a pentecostal church, El-Adonai Evegenlical Ministry, sited on 18 Jibowu Road, off Agbe Road, U-turn Bus Stop, Abule Egba.

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service Director, Adeseye Margaret who confirmed the report said that the incident occurred at about 07:34 am on Sunday.

Adeseye disclosed that fire service officials Agege station currently attending an incident of electrical shock, added that the area has been protected to prevent further spread.

“The incident which was reported at 07:34 hours Sunday morning on El-Adonai Evegenlical Ministry, 18 Jibiwu Road, off Agbe Road, U-turn Bus Stop, Abule Egba, Lagos involving in a high tension connecting the C & S Church’s flag pole leading to the electrical shock of about 6 male adults”.

According to her, the Ikeja Electric Distribution Company has been informed and consequently de-energize power distribution to the environment while rescue operations continue amidst youths restiveness cum tensed area.