The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the tragic death of a 61-year-old man, who was electrocuted during a flood incident.

Police spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, shared the news on his X handle on Thursday, revealing that the incident occurred on Wednesday during heavy rainfall in the Orile-Iganmu area of the state.

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“During the rain yesterday in Orile-Iganmu, a 61-year-old man, while wading through the floods, held on to a street light pole and sadly got electrocuted,” Hundeyin stated.

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He urged the public to prioritize their safety, especially during such hazardous weather conditions.

This incident highlights the dangers posed by flooding and the importance of exercising caution in adverse weather.