NEMA rescues man who climbed telecom mast-Channelstv

A man, Musa Dalhatu on Tuesday attempted to commit suicide by climbing a telecoms mast beside the Federal Court the Maitama district of Abuja has been rescued by security operatives.

According to eyewitnesses, Mr Dalhatu had ignored appeals from people saw him climbing the mast around noon. He threw a note down, claiming he climbed the mast because he wanted people to intervene in a dispute between him and a prominent .

Security agents had a hectic time trying to control the crowd that gathered to watch the spectacle.

Those around the mast were initially gripped with fear thinking that the climber went with a bomb.

The spokesperson for the National Emergency Agency, Yushau Shuaibu, confirmed the development, saying an of the agency had been trying to persuade Dalhatu to come down from the mast.


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