Fatality at Expand Global Ibadan factory regretted
The fatality at Expand Global Industries Limited Ibadan factory premises involving a colleague from an external third-party company, who was fatally injured in an incident that took place recently, is unfortunate, according to Aliyu Jibril, spokesperson/ HR manager, Expand Global Industries Limited.
“Our onsite emergency team immediately stopped all operations and promptly informed the relevant authorities of the incident. The local authorities arrived onsite within minutes to carry out the necessary investigations and safely transport the deceased to the morgue, where an autopsy could be conducted,” Jibril said.
According to Jibril, the company is shocked and saddened by this loss and our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of the deceased. Representatives of the company met with the family along with representatives from the student council to express our deepest condolences, he said, saying we will continue to engage with the family and provide the necessary support during this difficult time.
Expand Global Industries is working closely with the police and Ministry of Labour to ascertain the circumstances leading up to this tragic incident. “Both departments are proceeding with external investigations into this matter and we are conducting our own internal investigation into the safety protocols observed. We understand that there may be queries from concerned stakeholders towards this tragic incident.