Tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

A tanker laden with petroleum product exploded, in the early hours of Wednesday, around Kwakyama area in Ogere axis, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The content of the tanker was reported to have spilt on the highway and affected some vehicles parked at the hard shoulder of the road.

The Public Education Officer of the Ogun State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Commander Florence Okpe, in a statement said about five vehicles were affected in the explosion.

She said that relevant agencies have been contacted to restore normalcy in the area.

While the FRSC operatives in Ogere were at the scene to ensure free flow of traffic.

Okpe advised motorists to cooperate with the traffic managers while adding that traffic had been diverted to avoid secondary crash.


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