Four Higher National Diploma (HND) graduates together with two brothers, drowned in a properly they had been contracted to dig at Zango quarters in Kabba in Kogi state on night time Monday April 1st.
The deceased individuals whose names got as David, Sunday, Ayo and Ogbekedo had been well-known for his or her specialty in digging wells within the space.
According to studies, a major school teacher, Mrs Agnes Baiyere, had allegedly employed one of many deceased, David, to dig a properly in entrance of her newly constructed constructing within the space. David then invited three different of his colleagues to execute the job.
They had been mentioned to have dug the properly as much as about 25 toes for a few week and even plastered the outer a part of the properly when two of them went again final night time to evacuate some damaged blocks that fell into the properly.
However, when one in all them entered into the properly, he was mentioned to have complained of dizziness which led to the opposite individual rapidly coming to assistance from his pal, however the two had been mysteriously trapped into the properly and couldn’t come out.
The remaining two males rushed to the scene and tried to rescue their trapped colleagues. Sadly as they received into the properly, they had been trapped within the properly and couldn’t come out.
Members of employees of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, (AEDC), Kabba workplace, who had been across the space when the incident occurred, helped evacuate the stays of the 4 deceased individuals.
Eyewitness account mentioned as they had been been rushed to the General Hospital, Kabba, one of many deceased opened his eyes after a pastor prayed for them however he died as they had been moving into the hospital.
One of the sympathisers mentioned David, who attended the brand new month service in his church on the fateful day, simply received married after finishing his NYSC final yr.
The stays of the deceased had been mentioned to have been deposited within the mortuary of the Kabba General hospital.
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