A special technical team was sent to the University of Lagos Akoka by the federal government to unravel the cause of the electrocution of Oluchi Anekwe (pictured above), a 300 level first class student of Accounting at the University.
A statement by the Deputy Director in charge of press at the Ministry of Power, Timothy Oyedeji, said the technical team, led by Engr. Peter Ewesor of Nigeria Electricity Management Services Limited, (NEMSL) arrived Lagos State yesterday September 10th and is already at the scene of the incident. The statement in part reads..
“At the end of the exercise, the team is expected to find out what actually went wrong and which groups or individuals are culpable after which appropriate sanction will be forwarded to the regulator, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Furthermore, the report will also contain future mitigating measures that would prevent future occurrence of this kind of fatalities.”