Three officials of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company were on Friday attacked by some machete-wielding youths in Esa Oke, Osun State, over power outage in the town.
However, spokesperson of the IBEDC in Osun Region, Kike Owoeye, confirmed the attack in a statement.
Our correspondent gathered that some youths in the town, who were angry because of the power outage that lasted for two days went after the officials of the company.
A resident, who identified himself as Remi, told our correspondent on the telephone on Sunday that the youths chased the officials out of their office and attacked them close to the palace of the paramount ruler of the town.
The angry youths were said to have vandalised the IBEDC office.