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Petrol tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan highway

According to reports, a petrol-laden truck burst on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The truck burst in the early hours of Wednesday near Tunji Alegi Filling Station in Ogun State’s Kwakyama Area.

“The spill has impacted several other cars stopped on the hard shoulder of the road,” the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) verified the fire.

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Florence Okpe, the Public Education Officer for the Ogun FRSC Sector Command, said five cars were involved.

Firefighters and officers from Ogere’s Gateway Police Station have also been notified, she said.

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

Okpe added that traffic had been diverted to avoid secondary crash.

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



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11 COMMENTS

  1. Is indeed a very pathetic one, a sad news for the day. The thing is that tanker drivers don’t help matters at all our road is very bad, but the way they drive on the bad roads is not safe, they should know that what they carry is petrol and driving reckless is endangering poeples lives ….May God guide and protect us all AmeAmen

  2. The thing is that tanker drivers don’t help matters at all our road is very bad, but the way they drive on the bad roads is not safe, they should know that what they carry is petrol and driving reckless is endangering poeples lives ….May God guide and protect us all AmeAmen

  3. Is there not any law that guide the tankers

    drivers, because if there is not there must be

    because the way they drive and use road is

    very bad, they should have law that guide

    them on The road,

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