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Lagos Gas Tanker Accident Kills One

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Lagos Gas Tanker Accident

One has been reported killed in Lagos gas tanker accident. 


iexclusive News Nigeria reports that a gas tanker accident that occurred in Lagos State on Sunday has claimed the life of a 28-year-old man, Sanusi Moruff.


Lagos State Emergency Agency, LASEMA, in a series of tweets made this known to newsmen.

According to LASEMA, the accident happened in the Fadeyi area of Lagos State.


The tweets read, “Upon the arrival of the Cobra Squad at the scene of the accident that involved an empty tanker, Quantum Oil with registration number KTU-344XY and a loaded gas tanker with registration number JJJ-258XW, it was discovered that an adult male was trapped today, Sunday, 26th October, 2020, at Fadeyi Bus-stop.


“Unfortunately, the trapped victim, Sanusi Moruff aged 28yrs lost his life. With the combined efforts of the Eagle Squad, LASAMBUS, LNSC, NSCDC and Lagos State Fire Service, he was extricated and bagged before handing over to his family members who were at the scene of the incident.

“However, the Agency’s heavy duty equipment Super Metro recovered the empty tanker while the loaded gas tanker was recovered off the road with the aid of the Agency’s heavy duty equipment, Crane and placed on a layby while the entire scene was blanketed by the men of Lagos State Fire Service.

“Thereafter, the road was restored for vehicular activities.”