Tragedy as a 9-year old gets killed by transformer explosion in Ogun

Friday, April 5, 2024 -A 9-year-old boy has died after an electric transformer exploded Wednesday, April 3, in Papalanto community in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.

 The explosion killed nine-year-old Jomiloju Taiwo and injured his sister, seven-year-old Pipeloluwa Taiwo, leaving her with burns.

 The aforementioned are children of one Mr Taiwo Nicholas, a resident of the community.

The incident happened at about 1.33pm when the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company restored power supply to the community shortly after a power outage. Shortly after power was restored, a loud noise was heard, which was suspected to have come from the electric transformer.

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