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Collapsed fence kills boy, days after writing WASSCE


Gbenga Owolabi, a boy who just concluded his West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination, WASCE, has been killed by a collapsed fence.

The incident occurred in Afiesere Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Owolabi is said to have been crushed by the fence after he returned from a hospital where he had gone to deliver food to his sister who just had a surgery.

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The fence was part of a property belonging a business magnate and located in Damure Street, Afiesere.

Neighbours who were present described Owolabi’s death as a loss to his family.

The story was confirmed by  police public relations officer, DSP Onome Onomewakpoyeya.