Flood: 61-year old electrocuted during rain in Lagos

Police Command in Lagos State said that a yet-to-be identified 61-year-old man has lost his life after being electrocuted during the flood incident.

Police spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the death in a post he shared on his X handle @benHundeyin on Thursday.

He said that the incident happened on Wednesday during downpour in the Orile-Iganmu area of the state.

“During the rain yesterday in Orile-Iganmu, a 61-year old man, while wading through the floods, held on to a street light pole and sadly got electrocuted, ” the spokesperson said.

The image maker urged the public to always stay safe.

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