Lifeless body of the student (Pix credit: nationalhelm)

Tragedy struck on Tuesday, June 13 at the Rivers State University, Port-Harcourt when a female student was electrocuted by a high tension cable of the PHED which had fallen close to the school main gate.

National Helm reported that the female student whose body was found lying lifeless close to the schools main gate shuttle park died while trying to move across a pool of water after a heavy rain that started in the early hours of Tuesday.

It was reported that the pool of water she was trying to get across had a high tension wire in it as a result of a pole that fell on Monday, June 12. But the deceased had no idea there was a wire in the water.”

It was also reported that men of the PHED were contacted on Monday, the day the electric pole fell but all efforts to get them address the situation proved unsuccessful.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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  1. Nwankwo onyinye grace

    Such a bad news…. May her gentle soul rest in God’s bosom…

  2. What a pity….. She had to die like this. May her gentle soul rest in peace amen.

  3. UMEAKU SOMTO ONYEDIKA

    Chai
    MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE

  4. so bad that this girl had to die in such a manner.R.I.P

  5. What a sad news

    May her gentle soul rest in peace

    Quiz no 73
    Group 4

  6. Shit mehn! If this were to be overseas, many will loose thier job because of this mess. But because this is Nigeria, it simply attributed as God’s will. That’s all.

  7. Shit mehn! If this where to be overseas, many will loose thier job. But because this is Nigeria, it simply attributed as God’s will. That’s all.

  8. Nwankwo Deborah ogechi 2016054130, group 2

    Oh! may her soul rest in paradise..

  9. ifediniru chidike

    why not people do their work??,had the PHED answered on Monday, this would not have happened.
    group 1
    No 148

  10. ifejika Celestine

    what a pity!.teaching us that the next stage of life is unpredictable.
    group 2
    149

  11. so sad, may her gentle soul rest in peace.

  12. so sad,may your soul rest in peace
    Group 8
    Quiz number 97

  13. Onuorah Adaeze Chidimma

    What a pitiful demise,Rest In Peace….
    Group3.
    Quiz number 108

  14. Such a pity for her,may her soul rest in peace with the Lord. Amen.
    Quiz no:72
    Group 1
    2016054070

  15. PHED’S negligence to duty, has sent an individual to her early grave……RIP Dear…

    Quiz no: 89

    1. May your gentle soul rest in peace..

  16. what a pity may her gentle and innocent soul rest in perfect peace

  17. chidume happiness

    What a sad news. RIP dear. Quiz no 102

  18. What a sad news. may her soul rest in perfect peace Amen
    quiz no64
    2016054055
    group no6

  19. What a sad news. may her gentle soul rest in perfect peace Amen
    quiz no64
    2016054055
    group no6

  20. Onyia Ogochukwu Mary

    What a sad news.
    May her soul rest in peace.

  21. May her gentle soul rest in the blossom of the almighty God.
    quiz no:98
    group8

  22. Agina Gloria Ebele

    What a shocking news May her soul rest in peace.quiz no 76.

  23. May your gentle soul rest in peace..I hope some people will loose their jobs

  24. Phcn should be held for liability

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