Assailants stab AEDC official to death while disconnecting light, one other injured


An employee of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) was yesterday afternoon stabbed to death in Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, while one other colleague of the deceased escaped with serious injuries following an attack by assailants.

The AEDC workers were on duty disconnecting the electricity of customers who failed to pay their bills when a man attacked them from behind. The body of the deceased AEDC official has been deposited at the mortuary in Garki Hospital, Area 8, Abuja.

The head of Corporate Communication at AEDC, Oyebode Fadipe, confirmed the attack.

Fadipe said two of their workers were attacked, while one died, the other is receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital and he is doing well.


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