A 48-year-old man, Kabiru Salami, has lost his life after falling from a NITEL pole in Ile-ife Oun state.
He was trying to disconnect cable wires when the incident happened.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Folashade Odoro, for the Police Command in the state said this in a statement she issued in Osogbo on Tuesday.
She further said that the incident happened on Sunday at about 4.48p.m.
“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,” she said.
Ms. Odoro also said the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.