Explosion Kills PHCN Contractor


There was a gas explosion at the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, at Alagbado,  Lagos on Saturday, which killed a PHCN contractor, identified as Ebuka.

P.M News gathered that the late Ebuka and his yet to be identified boss were working on a  transformer when the explosion occurred. He died instantly while his boss was rushed to  the hospital where he has been receiving treatment.

Eyewitness account said that a distress call was placed to the Lagos state Fire Services  to assist to put off the fire but they came late and were rebuffed by sympathizers.

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Contacted, PHCN public relations officer, Abule Ebga district, Mrs. Talabi-Akinyele  confirmed the incident, explaining that much information could be obtained from her since  the deceased was a contractor and not a PHCN staff.

—Adeyera Olubunmi

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