Chinwendu Samuel Mark, 26, died of electrocution while attempting to illegally reconnect electricity cut off by Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) Plc personnel in Umuahia, Abia State.
Chinwendu Mark, popularly known as Oku Na Wire Mark died on Saturday at Warri Street in Umuahia while performing the task.
It was gathered that the victim is not an official of EEDC and is likely not qualified to perform the task.
A sympathizer was heard shouting “he has been doing this thing before na, what happened”.
ABN TV learnt that the 26-year-old was rescued from the pole where the impact of the electrocution suspended him and rushed to the FMC Umuahia and later Madonna where he was pronounced dead.
Chinwendu Mark, also known as Oku Na Wire, Mark died on Saturday while completing the assignment on Warri Street in Umuahia.
The victim is not an EEDC official and is unlikely to be qualified to perform the duty.
“He has been doing this thing before now, what happened?” said a sympathizer.
The 26-year-old was pulled out from the pole where the effect of the electrocution had suspended him and brought to the FMC Umuahia and subsequently Madonna where he was pronounced dead.