Construction workers die in well 

CITIZENS COMPASS –It was a Black Thursday in Ilr-Ife, Osun State, following the tragic death of two construction workers in a well.

Both reportedly died while attempting to pick up a fetcher that fell into the well at a construction site.

The incident was said to have occurred along Ife-Ilesa road opposite Ilesa motor park in the afternoon.

An eyewitness, Usman Olawale, disclosed that both were at the well to fetch water but the fetcher fell into the well one of them entered the well to retrieve it but he was stuck therein.

“The other man suddenly entered the well too to rescue his colleague but was stuck inside the well. This prompted co-workers to raise the alarm and attracted other people in the vicinity.

The people then called operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense as well as fire service personnel, who eventually retrieved the bodies of the dead workers”,

Contacted, the Spokesperson, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps spokesperson, Kehinde Adeleke said the two men came from Iwo to work at the site.

She added that the body of the two men was recovered from the well after several hours by combined operatives of NSCDC and Fire service.

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