Shops and Properties Razed as Petrol Tanker Explodes at Lambe, Ogun State (Photos + Video)

Petrol Tanker Explodes at Lambe Ogun State

Several shops, properties, goods and buildings have been razed to the ground after a tanker transporting highly inflammable liquids, fell and exploded around Lambe, Ogun State, on Saturday, but luckily, no lives were lost.


CONTINUE READING BELOW gathered that the incident happened around 7am on Saturday morning, at Lambe, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State. The tanker crashed along Matogun Road and spilled into content.


Lagos Territorial Head of the National Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye who confirmed the incident said no life was lost in the incident and the fire has been put out.

Farinloye said;

“A tanker laden with about 45,000 litres of PMS (petrol) crashed, spilled its content and exploded at about 0700 hours this morning at Olambe matogun road ifo LGA Ogun State.




“Though, no live was lost or anyone sustain injury but about 10 buildings were consumed in the incident.



“The situation was mitigated with most of the content spilling into the canal close to the scene thereby saved the community from serious incident that could have affected people. The fire has been put out.”






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