The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has confirmed the death of two workers of the institution following an electrocution on Monday.
The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Adeyemi Adejolu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday that the two staff of the Department of Works died while effecting the repair of a borehole.
“I can confirm that they got electrocuted while performing their duties
“It was a sad and regrettable incident,” he said.
Adejolu said that the corpse of one of the deceased, an indigene of Kogi, had already been taken to his town for burial, while the family of the other deceased, a native of Ado-Ekiti, had been contacted.