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VIDEO: Fuel tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan highway

By Bisola Adeyemo

A fuel tanker has exploded on Tuesday along the Lagos-Ibadan highway.

FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun state, Mr Ahmed Umar, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that it occurred at about 6.20 a.m.

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 ground managing the traffic situation,’’ he said.

It was the fifth of such tragedies involving fuel tankers in the Lagos and Ogun State axis since the beginning of the year.

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