Two persons belonging to the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) died on the spot whilst two others were seriously injured when they were electrocuted at Abesim, near Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region.
The four were electrocuted when the party bill board they were posting posters on hit an electric cable.
According to some eyewitnesses, the unfortunate incident happened around 9:55AM as the workers were trying to turn the bill board around to fix posters on it.
Reacting to sad the news, Mr. Maxwel Mahama, the Sunyani West Communications Director of the NPP confirmed the news saying “it is true that two of our supporters have met their untimely death while trying to paste posters of our flag bearer and parliamentary candidate on a bill board. It is very sad.
“We have met the families of the deceased and the Police have commenced investigations into the matter.”
Meanwhile, the two individuals who sustained injuries as a result of the electrocution are responding to treatment at the Sunyani Regional Hospital.