Trainee installation engineer slips from mast, seeks help for treatment


Joy crashed for a mast installation trainee, Mr. Gabriel Ojeniyi, after falling from a 20-meter communication mast.

The accident left series of fractures, which have made him to seek medical attention a daily project since last year , when the incident occurred. Besides, the victim has been grappling with bedsores and other delicate ailments.

The family, especially his aged mother, has put enormous financial resources to ensure that the life of her son, a Higher National Diploma (HND) graduate in Business Administration from Osun State polytechnic, is saved.

His friend, Akinlota Olakunle, whose whereabouts is not known since the accident, engaged him for the mast installation job. According to a family source, the said Olakunle has not visited him in the hospital and has not rendered any financial assistance to the victim.

Ojeniyi, an indigene of Kajola Local Council of Oyo State, is making a passionate appeal to public-spirited Nigerians for financial assistance to enable him carry out a major surgery at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi. The surgery, according to him, would cost him N1.8 million.

“The assistance of kindhearted Nigerians and organisations are required to save his life. Since he was abandoned, the Society of Saint Vincent De Paul (S.S.V.P) of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Ladipo, Oshodi has been supporting him and now seeks the collaboration of compassionate Nigerians to help him,” a family source said.

Gabriel Ojeniyi can be reached on his mobile numbers 08034203430 and 08091829052 .

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  • ukoette ibekwe

    This is total nonsense but unfortunate. At this time in the country companies still award contracts to novices. How come the regulatory bodies allow individuals with virtually no capacity to insure the lives of people undertaking such dangerous jobs to continue to execute these jobs?