BREAKING: One dead, other injured in Lagos tanker accident


A petrol tanker accident in the Mile 2 area of Lagos State has claimed one life and others injured on Friday.

POLITICS NIGERIA understands that an unnamed female passenger lost her life in the accident and several others were injured.

Confirming the incident, a spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Nosa Okunbor, said the accident happened in the early hours of the day. He noted that emergency responders are at the scene of the incident.

“LASEMA Response Team is at Mile 2, inward the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks in recovery operation of a fully-loaded Oil Tanker conveying 55,000 litres of petrol involved in a lone accident which killed a female adult,” he added.

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