PHCN official attacked while distributing bills in Ogun

PHCN official attacked while distributing bills in Ogun

Angry residents of Isale Igbeyin/ Grammar school areas of Abeokuta have allegedly attacked a staff of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company IBEDC identified as Ayorinde Olajide on Thursday April 24th.

Narrating his ordeal and how he was attacked by angry residents, the PHCN official identified as Ayorinde said he was out distributing bills to the residents who were at home due to the lockdown when he was attacked.

Ayorinde further disclosed that they started throwing stones at him before he could explain why he was distributing bills and left ended up with an injured eye.

He narrated;

"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 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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