The chief security officer to Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation has died of electrocution in Abuja.
The officer, Tony Iwelu, was said to have died on Monday, February 17, following an electric shock in his hotel room in Kaduna, The Cable reports.
The ministry of transportation in a statement on Tuesday, February 18, through its spokesperson, Eric Ojiekwe, said the officer died in the hotel shortly after he arrived from an official assignment in the state.
The ministry stated that Iwelu was electrocuted by a shower rose in Stone Edge Hotel, Kaduna where he lodged after an official assignment.
The security operative had a wife and three children.