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Varsity staff electrocuted while reconnecting vandalized armored cable

Varsity staff electrocuted while reconnecting vandalized armored cable

 

A staff of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, has been electrocuted while attempting to  reconnect a vandalized armored cable.

The varsity staff identified as Effiong Joseph had climbed a pole to effect the repairs.

The incident was said to have occurred on Thursday afternoon, January 28, while the victim and a colleague, one Michael Udosen, were trying to reconnect the armored cable that had earlier been vandalised near the language laboratory of the university’s town campus.

While Effiong died on the spot, Udosen is said to be still unconscious after being rushed to the University Teaching hospital for treatment.

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