Gas tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ball of fire from the gas tanker on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ball of fire from the gas tanker on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

A gas-carrying tanker exploded on Sunday night along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ogun state.

According to reports, the incident happened near Lotto bridge, Mowe. There is yet to be a confirmed report of any casualty.

As at the time this report was filed, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) could not give details of the tanker explosion.

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However, FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, confirmed the explosion, saying that the rescue operation was ongoing.

She said “there is a gas tanker explosion around Lotto, on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The FRSC rescue team is on the ground for the rescue operation.

“More details soon” Okpe added.

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