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​Tragedy, Transformer explosion kills 3 in Abuja

Electricity distribution companies have been advised to ensure that they make use of standard products in delivering their services.

No fewer that three people have been reported dead when a power transformer exploded in Abuja, injuring five other people.

The incident happened in Tudun-Wada area of Abuja, along the Airport Road.

Dr. Anthony Aka , the chairman, National Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) shared his grief concerning the death of the victims, as well as those who were injured.

According to the NERC boss, a poor connection by officers of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), led to the explosion.

Aka reportedly ordered companies who provide electricity services to ensure that they change all sub-standard products they have used in their work.