UNIUYO staff electrocuted while reconnecting vandalized armored cable (photos)


A staff of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, identified as Effiong Joseph has been electrocuted.

It was gathered that the incident happened on Thursday afternoon, January 28, while the deceased and his colleague, one Michael Udosen, were trying to reconnect an armored cable that had earlier been vandalised near the language laboratory of the institution’s town campus.

Effiong died on the spot while Udosen is still unconscious after being rushed to the University Teaching hospital for treatment.

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