FACT CHECK: Electrocuted man in video wasn’t fixing an NPP/NDC flag on pole

A video went viral today of an electrocuted man who was purported to have been fixing a National Democratic Congress(NDC) or a New Patriotic Party(NPP) flag on a pole..


In the video, the lifeless body of the man in a blue overall suit hanged from a high-tension electricity pole as what looked like an NPP flag was seen hanging around the remains.


Contrary to popular assertions and earlier claims of the deceased meeting his demise because he was hanging a party flag, he was actually just doing his job.


According to Angel TV/FM evening News, the man was an electrician who was on duty and forgot his safety hand gloves, hence the electrocution.


The tragic event happened midday on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Labone.


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