Confusion and anguish are currently rocking some communities in Lagos state after residents, on Sunday, March 15, woke up to an explosion that has reportedly destroyed many houses and other property.
The Cable reports that the pipeline explosion affected communities like Ijegun, Ikotun, Egbeda, Abule Ado, Okotoa, Isheri Olofin, FESTAC, and the popular Satellite Town.
In some cases, it was learnt that the explosion brought down the roofs of buildings causing panic which resulted in residents scampering to safety.
The Lagos authorities and the state’s emergency management authority have confirmed the incident saying it was a pipeline explosion and that it happened around Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin local government area.
At the time of this report, rescue efforts were said to be ongoing as men of the federal fire service had mobilised to the scene.
See videos from the scene below;