MrMuhammad Gidado, Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil
Defence Corps in Jigawa, confirmed this in Dutse on Saturday.
Gidado said the deceased, who was a member of staff of three
Star Hotel, Dutse, got electrocuted when he climbed a pole in
an attempt to fix a faulty line to his house.
“As soon as we received the information, we rushed to the
scene and took the victim to Rashidi Shekoni Specialist
Hospital where he was confirmed dead”.
The commandant advised people to avoid tampering with
electricity cables so as to avoid similar occurrence.
“Under no circumstance should anyone temper with electric
pole”, he said. (NAN)