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Fuel Tanker Accident In Ikorodu, Lagos Causes Gridlock

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Fuel Tanker Accident In Ikorodu, Lagos Causes Gridlock

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Sept 25, 2012 – Fuel Tanker Accident In Ikorodu, Lagos Causes Gridlock

Several motorists and commuters travelling on Ikorodu Road in Lagos State Nigeria experienced serious traffic issue on Monday Sept 24, 2012 after a petrol tanker ran into the BRT lane at Ojota.

The fuel tank incident which happened around 12:05 am has aroused fear of explosion due to the spilled content.

According to eye witnesses, the driver of the NNPC tanker took cover after the incident.

Here is a report from another eyewitness who’s a resident of the area:

“I heard a loud bang from my house which is some metres away from the expressway and I rushed out to catch a glimpse of what happened.

“I saw driver and his assistant running towards Ketu. Some people who rushed to the scene started making calls to emergency officials to come to the scene and prevent the situation from being chaotic.”

No casualty reported in the incident.



  1. Adedayo Tola

    September 25, 2012 at 5:38 AM

    Thank God that no casualty is record. Nevertheless, thanks to Babatunde Fashola’s governance.

  2. Akinwumi ayoola desmond

    September 25, 2012 at 1:20 PM

    Thk God,knw casualty.

  3. Adeniran Amos f.

    September 25, 2012 at 3:06 PM

    Thank God no casulty.

  4. Musbau

    September 26, 2012 at 6:35 AM

    The country nid 2 take action on all this isues.

  5. Adenusi Taiwo Olatokunbo

    September 26, 2012 at 9:34 AM

    Thank GOD really for taking control of the situation. Most of these tank drivers should be trained properly on road usage. It's not okay to know only how to drive without proper grounding on other important driving rules and regulations. It's could be really disastrous.

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