Tuesday, October 20

Unilag to compensate family of electrocuted student Oluchi Anekwe

In a press briefing held at UNILAG's conference centre, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Professor Rahmon Bello has stated that the family of late Miss Oluchi Anekwe, a 300 level Accounting student who was electrocuted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 must be compensated by Eko Electricity Distribution Plc, EKEDP.

He said;

"The Federal Government panel findings has established that the faulty cable which caused Oluchi’s death belong to EKEDP and they must pay compensation to the family of the deceased. "EKEDP has put in place an Assurance Policy by an Insurance company whereby a compensation will be paid to family of a deceased in case of lost of life. The Insurance company has been contacted to come and assess the damage and give their recommendations for compensation. As soon as this is done, we will know the amount.’’

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