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IEDC staff stoned and beaten for sharing light bills


Reports has it that a staff of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution company(IEDC) identified as Ayorinde Olajide, was nearly beaten to death by angry youth on Thursday for sharing due electricity bills at Isale Igbeyin/ Grammar School axis of Abeokuta, Ogun State.

In an interview with the victim, he said “I was busy distributing electricity bills to houses when I was attacked by a group of people asking me to stop the unnecessary distribution of bills, and before I could even explain to them they started throwing stones at me which affected my left eye.

“I was badly beaten without pity for discharging my duty, even when my boss arrived at the scene to rescue me into her vehicle, a guy came and hit me on my left eye. i was later rescued by my boss who reported the attack at the Ibara Police Station after which i was taken to a nearby Hospital for medical attention.” Ayorinde added

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