A man simply identified as Oluomo has reportedly been electrocuted in Akungba, Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Akungba is the town where Adekunle Ajasin University is situated.

It was gathered that the incident happened very close to Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) office in the community.

Police van conveying the body of the deceased

It was learnt that the deceased was trying to reconnect wires on a pole when he was electrocuted on tuesday night around 9pm.

Community leaders and BEDC management have continued to caution residents and electricity customers tampering with public utility cables and infrastructure.

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