An suspected crude oil pipeline explosion has delivered massive shock and impact to the people of Abule Ado, a community in Amuwo Odofin local government area of Lagos state.
The impact of the explosion was said to have reached very distant areas including Okota which is 16km away and Ibadan.
The incident, which happened at about 9 a.m. Sunday, sent residents scampering to safety.
Several houses were affected, including a girls’ Catholic boarding school. It is still unclear if there is a fatality.
Meanwhile the houses of those not in the immediate vicinity have also sustained major damages with roofs falling down and so on.
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Please we need appropriate authorities right now, the Fire Service Unites in Festac Lagos, Their has been an Explosion at Abulado Area, buildings are on FIRE and ppl are in the buildn.
PLS O! I HEARD THE BLAST EVEN FROM MY HOUS#Channel #lagostraffic pic.twitter.com/cIoQLQ5kHM
— Madua' Justice J. (@MaduaJustice) March 15, 2020