Delta: Sorrow As Final Year Student Dies While Installing Solar Panels

Delta: Sorrow As Final Year Student Dies While Installing Solar Panels

  • A student in Delta state was electrocuted while installing solar panels on a one-story building
  • Reports disclosed the tragic incident took place near a commercial bank at the Warri Garage Area on Thursday, October 19, 2023
  • According to witnesses, the student used an aluminium ladder to climb up to the installation position, which came in contact with high-tension wires connecting a commercial bank

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over 2 years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Delta state, Asaba - In a shocking turn of events, a final-year student's life was cut short in a tragic incident.

Petroleum Training Institute in Effurun, Delta State
A final-year student at Delta State has lost his life while installing solar panels. Photo credit: LightLeader
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The Punch reported that the final-year student (name withheld) of Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta state, was electrocuted while installing solar panels on a one-story building.

Meanwhile, the student resided with his parents in one of the southeast states.

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However, the sad incident occurred in a business location close to a commercial bank at the Warri Garage Area on Thursday, October 19, 2023.

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Eyewitnesses disclosed to newsmen that the student's aluminium ladder became magnetised due to its proximity to high-tension wires connected to a neighbouring commercial bank. As a result, he suffered an electric shock during the installation.

The student who was said to be writing his final project at the time of the incident was immediately rushed to a nearby private clinic for treatment, where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

He was reportedly buried in one of the southeast states on Saturday, October 28, 2023.

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According to Punch newspaper, the man was identified simply as Ezekiel.

It added that a commercial driver, who asked to be identified only as Hassan, disclosed that Ezekiel sustained severe burns from the incident.

Source: Legit.ng

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