Kano Electricity officer electrocuted to death

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An official of Kano Electricity Distribution Company [KERDCO], Usaini Usman, has been electrocuted while disconnecting an electricity cable in Kano.

The deceased, aged 37, died on Thursday afternoon when his head got in contact with a high tension power line at the Federal College of Education, Kano.

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Alhaji Mustapha Rilwan, Kano State Director, Fire Service, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Friday.

He said that a good Samaritan called the fire service and an was dispatched to the scene, at about 2:33 pm.

Rilwan said the deceased was conveyed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital where he was confirmed dead.