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Another tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

FRSC says a number of vehicles have been destroyed in a tanker explosion at Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Tuesday.

• June 22, 2021
Tanker fire
Tanker fire used to illustrate the story [Photo credit: Guardian Nigeria]

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says a number of vehicles have been destroyed in a tanker explosion at Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Tuesday.

FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, Ahmed Umar, confirmed the incident, saying it occurred at about 6.20 a.m.

Mr Umar explained that the explosion occurred in front of Romona trailer park at Ogere.

“The fire is serious; the number of vehicles involved cannot be ascertained yet.

“Ogun State Fire Service has arrived the scene, while FRSC operatives are on the ground managing the traffic situation,’’ he said.

(NAN)

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