A well-digger contracted to evacuate a well contaminated with chemicals died minutes after he entered the well located in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state.
The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who shared the sad story on Twitter, wrote
”Somewhere in Ipakodo, a local well digger was contracted to evacuate a well because some chemicals had mixed with the water. The well digger went into the well, and minutes later, suffocated. Investigation is ongoing. Please, endeavor to always put personal safety first.”