Electricity Company Staff attacked while distributing bills in Ogun (photo)


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Ayorinde Olajide, staff of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has suffered violent attacks while distributing power bills in Ogun state.

According to Ayorinde, he was on duty, sharing electricity bills to residents of Isale Igbehin area of Abeokuta when he got attacked.

He said: “I was busy distributing electricity bills to houses around Isale -Igbehin and Grammar School area of Abeokuta and I was attacked by a group of people asking me to stop the unnecessary distribution of bills.

“Before I could even explain to them, they started throwing stones at me which affected my left eye. I was badly beaten without pity for discharging my duty, even when my boss arrived at the scene to rescue me into her vehicle, a guy came and hit me on my left eye.

“I was later rescued by my boss who reported the attack at the Ibara Police Station after which i was taken to a nearby Hospital for medical attention.” he said

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