Petrol tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan highway


Petrol tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan

A petrol-laden tanker has exploded along the Lagos-Ibadan highway, OMADAILY reports.

The tanker exploded in the early of Wednesday, around Tunji Alegi , Kwakyama Area of Ogere in Ogun .

The Road Safety (FRSC) confirmed the fire outbreak, saying “the spill has affected some other vehicles parked at the hard shoulder of the road.”

Education Officer for Ogun FRSC Sector Command, Florence Okpe, said a total of five vehicles were involved.

She added that fire fighters and the police from Gateway Police Station, Ogere have been contacted.

She assured that operatives of the FRSC in Ogere were on ground managing the traffic situation.

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Okpe added that traffic had been diverted to avoid crash.

“Motorists are advised to remain calm and cooperate with traffic managers,” she pleaded.

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