Generator Fumes Claim 7 Lives.

Generator Fumes Claim 7 Lives.

Tragedy struck, in the early hours of Tuesday, at the Amarata

suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital as seven persons lost

their lives after inhaling fumes from power generating set

(generator) placed inside a music studio.

The incident, occured along Transformer Road, Amarata in

Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

According to some residents, the deceased were working in the

recording studio, owned by one of them, identified as Akpos


They were said to have worked late into the night on Monday

using a generator due to the poor power supply situation in the

state and may have slept off leaving the generator running in the

studio lacking Ng proper ventilation.

It was learned that six of the victims were discovered dead

Tuesday morning while one who was unconscious was rushed to

the hospital but later gave up the ghost.

Some of the victims were said to be students of the Niger Delta

University, who are into the recording business to help

themselves in school.

Attempt to get the reaction of the Spokesman of the state police

command, ASP Musa Muhammed, proved abortive as his mobile

phone line was not going through.

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