How I escaped Abule Ado explosion – Survivor narrates


One of the survivors of the Lagos explosion, Udeze Lillianzita, has narrated how she escaped the gory incident which left scores of people dead on Sunday.

POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that about twenty dead bodies have been recovered since Sunday.

This paper also reported how the Senate directed its Committees on Petroleum Downstream, Gas Resources and Petroleum Upstream to investigate the cause of Abule Ado explosion

However, Udeze who worked with a school as an Assistant Bursar, said she had already left for church when she got a distress call.

“I wouldn’t have survived the incident if I had not left for church. Though I was unhappy that some of my colleagues were lost to the incident,” She told Vanguard Newspaper.

“I was with Irene and others before I left for church, unfortunately, I didn’t meet them alive,” Udeze said.

Meanwhile, while relatives mourn, a relative of a deceased, Haruna Kani, said he lost a sibling, Ali Kani, to the disaster.

According to him, the 50-year-old was a guard with the Bethlehem Girls College for about 20 years, unfortunately, he was trapped in the school building while on duty.

Haruna said he had combed three hospitals in search of his brother before he thought of visiting the scene.

Another affected victim, Mr. Adams Sekuru, said he lost his younger sister, Irene Uwakwu, to the disaster.

Irene, a cook with the Girls College, was said to be in the hostel with some of her colleagues when the school building collapsed and all were trapped but she was among those rescued on Monday.

It should be noted that Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the state’s governor on Monday revealed a plan to set up N2 billion relief fund for victims and the state donated N250 million into the fund.

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