A student of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, lost her life when she was electrocuted by a live wire on the school premises.
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has paid N45million as compensation to the victim's family after the company reached a non-disclosure agreement with the victim’s family.
A First Class 300-level student of Accounting, Oluchi was electrocuted at about 7pm, while returning from an evening mass with her younger sister in September 2015.
A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, , reportedly took up the case and wrote EKEDC, asking that the firm compensate the family or risk litigation.
It was gathered that after series of meetings, the power firm buckled and settled with the family.
Punch reports that a source revealed,
Oluchi’s father, Chief Basil Anekwe has refused to confirm the details of the settlement. He, however, alleged that the power company abandoned Oluchi’s sister in an American hospital.