Lagos Teenage Factory Worker Killed in Industrial Accident on Resumption Day

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BY SHITTA SOFIYAT

Seventeen-year-old Babatunde Abdulrahmon has succumbed to the injuries he sustained on the day he resumed work as a mixer at a manufacturing company, mingyi trading company limited, satellite town, Amuwo Odofin local government area of Lagos state.

News men gathered that the teenager, who went to the company in search of work, was introduced to the manager, Uchenna Umeanna, who put him under a supervisor.

The supervisor, Abdulrahmon and other members of staff were busy in the factory when a power outage suddenly occurred.

In a bid to continue production, a worker in the company was said to have quickly switched on the generator, and as the mixing machine began working,

Abdulrahmon, who was close to it, was unfortunately sucked into the mixer and sustained severe injuries in his body and legs, adding that efforts by doctors to save him at a nearby hospital proved abortive.

SOURCE- PUNCH

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