Man loses life while fixing political party flag on electric pole

Man loses life while fixing political party flag on electric pole

- A young man has lost his life in a very unfortunate situation

- According to reports he died after he climbed up an electric pole to fix a political party flag

- Many people were seen around the said electric pole trying to get him down and take his mortal remains away

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Reports coming in from a part of Ghana has it that a young man has had his life cut short after he climbed an electric pole to fix a political party's flag on it.

In the video sighted by, the young man who was wearing blue overalls, was seen hanging from the pole after he raw power passed through him.

The voice-over that accompanied the video alleged that the man was fixing a flag belonging to the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Man loses life while fixing political party flag on electric pole
NPP and NDC rallies. Source: Instagram
Source: UGC

According to reports the particular electric pole already had a banner of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on it so the man thought it wise to counter it with an NPP flag.

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However, luck eluded him as he got 'shocked' by the raw lines that were hanging from the electric pole.

A lady who happened to have witnessed the whole episode indicated that her instincts told her to alert the man to be careful but before she could lift her eyes to speak, the unfortunate incident had already happened.

Some people were seen at the scene trying frantically but carefully to release the man from the pole and carry his mortal remains away.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that some traders at the Odawna Market in Circle, a suburb of Accra who were affected by the Wednesday morning inferno have made demands to NADMO.

In a report sighted by on Ghanaweb, the Odawna market traders admonished authorities of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) not to compensate them with food items.

According to them, they wanted to be given cash in place of their properties and wares that were lost in the fire.

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According to them, the money would help them recoup their loss following the fire outbreak.

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