PHCN OFFICIAL ATTACKED WHILE DISTRIBUTING BILLS IN OGUN STATE A staff of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company IBEDC, Ayorinde Olajide was
PHCN OFFICIAL ATTACKED WHILE DISTRIBUTING BILLS IN OGUN STATE
A staff of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company IBEDC, Ayorinde Olajide was on Thursday April 24th attacked by angry residents of Isale Igbeyin/Grammar school areas of Abeokuta in Ogun state.
Ayorinde said he was only performing his duty by distributing bills to the residents who were at home as a result of the lockdown when he was attacked.
He said as he was busy distributing electricity bills to houses around Isale -Igbehin and Grammar School area of Abeokuta, he was attacked by a group of people asking him to stop the unnecessary distribution of bills. And before he could even explain to them, they started throwing stones at him which affected his left eye. He also added that he was badly beaten without pity for discharging his duty, even when his boss arrived at the scene to rescue him into her vehicle, a guy came and hit him on his left eye. But luckily for him, he was later rescued by his boss who reported the attack at the Ibara Police Station after which he was taken to a nearby Hospital for medical attention.