A man identified as Kabiru Salami, has lost his life in Ile-Ife, Osun, after he fell from NITEL pole while trying to disconnect cable wires.
The Osun state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mrs Folashade Odoro said in a statement she issued in Osogbo on Tuesday, that the incident happened on Sunday at about 4:48 p.m.
“The deceased, working with Ismoly Multipurpose Company, Osogbo, was disconnecting NITEL cable wires when he fell from the pole. “The police in Ile-Ife were alerted about the incident and the deceased was rushed to OAU Teaching Hospital where he was confirmed dead,” she said.
She added that the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.