A massive explosion suspected to be caused by pipeline carrying petroleum products, which rocked Lagos on Sunday morning has led to the destruction of houses in different parts of the state.
Residents of Ijegun, Ikotun, Egbeda, Abule Ado, Okota, Isheri Olofin, FESTAC, Satellite Town said they were affected by the explosion.
“The roof of our building is off and a nearby school is on fire,” a FESTAC resident said.
Confirming the incident, an official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) said it is a pipeline explosion around Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin local government area of the state.
The Federal Fire Service tweeted that its men are making efforts to get information on the incident.
“We are in touch with our men in Fire Stations around Badagry and Festac, we are trying to gather more information as regards the reported explosion in Lagos State, Nigeria. We are on it,” the service tweeted.