Man electrocuted during rain in Lagos due to flooding

A tragic incident occurred in Lagos during a heavy rainstorm when a 61-year-old man lost his life after being electrocuted.

The Lagos State Police Command confirmed the unfortunate incident, with the command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, sharing the news on his social media handle @benHundeyin.

The incident took place in the Orile-Iganmu area of Lagos during a downpour. According to SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the man was wading through the floods and inadvertently held onto a street light pole, leading to his electrocution.

This heartbreaking incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers posed by flooding and the importance of safety precautions during extreme weather events.

The police spokesperson emphasized the need for the public to prioritize safety at all times, especially during challenging weather conditions.

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