Adekunle Shokunbi, a factory worker at Spring Feeds limited lamented how he has suffered an industrial accident that made him lose his right hand while working with the company in the Itamaga area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.
Our correspondence gathered that Adekunle, alongside other colleagues was working when he attempted to clear the remnants of the animal feeds in the machine used in mixing the products at the company’s factory.
The 22-year-old said his right hand was inside the machine when his colleague, identified only as David, suddenly switched it on, adding that the machine cut his hand.
Adekunle said as he was writhing in pain, his colleagues rushed him to the Ijede General Hospital, adding that he lost consciousness when he got to the hospital.
The family’s lawyer, Olumide Adefila, while demanding justice for the victim, petitioned the managing director regarding the incident.
The MD of the company, Dayo Seriki, said the accident was caused by Adekunle, adding that he went beyond his duty