A man died during the weekend in Abuja while diverting diesel from a tank when he slipped and drowned inside the tank.
The deceased, who was a security guard at the Globacom Mast in Jahi, behind Living Faith Church, drowned while trying to steal diesel stored to power the generator for the mast.
Director General, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Alhaji Abbas Idriss, reiterated the need for citizens to be law abiding and desist from acts inimical to safety of their lives and the society.
Public Relations Officer (PRO), Josie Mudashiru, made the revelation in a press statement.
“Director General FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, said this in his office during a de-briefing session with members of staff. The D.G said the loss of life by a private security personnel posted to guard the Globalcom Mast in Jahi, behind Living Faith Church, could have been saved if the man had chosen to be law-abiding.
“The yet to be identified guard was said to have been diverting diesel from a tank when he accidentally fell in and got drowned…
“The Search and Rescue Unit of FEMA got the distress call by 8:15am Wednesday, October 19 2016 from the 112 Control Room. The corpse was evacuated and deposited at Asokoro General Hospital.”