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Man dies after falling from pole in Osun

A 48-year-old man, Kabiru Salami, has lost his life in Ile-Ife, Osun State after he fell from a NITEL pole while trying to disconnect cable wires.
Folashade Odoro, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Osun Police Command, said this in a statement she issued in Osogbo on Tuesday.
She further said that the incident happened on Sunday at about 4.48pm.
Odoro said: “The deceased, working with Ismoly Multipurpose Company, Osogbo, was disconnecting NITEL cable wires when he fell from the pole.
“The police in Ile-Ife were alerted about the incident and the deceased was rushed to OAU Teaching Hospital where he was confirmed dead.”
The police image maker also said the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.