Man electrocuted, dies while destroying campaign billboard in Ibadan

Written by on November 5, 2022

A middle-aged man has been electrocuted while allegedly destroying a campaign billboard of one of the gubernatorial candidates in Oyo State.

The man died as a result of the electric shock when he allegedly destroyed the campaign billboard erected in Ibadan.

Reports gathered say that the man, whose identity is still unknown, was destroying a campaign billboard of Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, the gubernatorial candidate of Accord in the 2023 elections when he was electrocuted.

Meanwhile, there are reports of destruction of campaign billboards of candidates of various political parties across the State as the 2023 general elections draw nearer.

Some of the campaign billboards that have been vandalised, destroyed or totally removed in recent times are those of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) All Progressives Congress (APC) Accord Party (AP) New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and Social Democratic Party (SDP).

According to the Media Director, Bayo Adelabu Campaign Organisation, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, who confirmed the incident to reporters this morning expressed deep regret about the incident.

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