In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 06th, October, 2020

Residents Seen Scooping Gas From Fallen Tanker In Lagos

Residents Seen Scooping Fuel From Fallen Tanker In Lagos


Residents scooping gasoline

A tanker laden with 33,000 litres gasoline crashed on Tuesday morning October 6, in Igborosun, alongside Aso-Odo Street, space of Badagry, Lagos, spilling its content material.

It was gathered that some residents defied worry of doable explosion, rushed to the crash scene and commenced to scoop gasoline from the overturned tanker

This induced panic amongst some residents of the realm and so they took to social media to alert the suitable authorities.

Eyewitness account stated regardless of the presence of safety operatives within the space, the residents scooping the gasoline continued unabated.

Nevertheless, the Chief Govt Officer, Lagos State Emergency Administration Company LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident, stated the company’s consideration has been drawn to the incident and emergency response plan has been activated.

“Members of the general public are cautioned to cooperate with responders and to steer clear of the scene and chorus from scooping petrol as this might trigger a secondary incident,
” he stated.

It was learnt that the content material was later transfered into one other tanker after the arrival of males of the Lagos State Fireplace Service however the scooping continued unabated.

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