By Innocent Orok
A fatal accident has occurred at Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) phase 1 terminal this afternoon which led to the loss of a Customs Agent.
A reliable source from the KLT Command inform our Correspondent that one Ikechukwu Kennedy from Imo State who is the first son of his parents was killed by a moving crane during the process of repositioning his container for examination.
The source further said that the late Ikechukwu Kennedy was directing the movement of the crane to position his container to be dropped for examination by the Customs when the incident happened.
When our correspondent put a call to confirm the incident, Mr Isaac who is the Terminal Manager of the Joechil terminal, phase 1 said he is somewhere now very busy.
It was also alleged that the equipment that led to the death of the Customs Broker might have been faulty and malfunctioning.
The late Ikechukwu Kennedy is said to be a strong member of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) KLT chapter and members have already mobilised taking his remains to the Naval mortuary at Boundary, Ajegunle.