Pandemonium broke in the early hours on Sunday, when six worshippers were feared dead after a high tension electric wire suddenly snapped and fell on the victims during Sunday church service.
Meanwhile the true identities of victims could not be ascertained as of press time.
According to eyewitness, the incident occurred at 07:34 am at El-Adonai Evangelical Ministry, 18 Jibiwu Road, off Agbe Road, U-turn Bus Stop, Abule Egba, Lagos
It was learnt that a high tension that was connected the Cherub& Saraphim, C&S, Church’s flag pole dropped leading to the electrical shock .
Men of the Agege Fire Station of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service were reportedly at the scene with a view to securing lives and properties in the area
Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, confirmed the incident. However, she could not ascertain the number of deaths, saying some of the victims were unconcious as of press time.
“The Ikeja Electric Distribution Company has been informed and consequently de-energize power distribution to the environment while rescue operations continue amid youths restiveness and tensed area,” Adeseye stated.