Nigerians have taken to social media to comment on the fire outbreak that occurred at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling station in Ogba, Lagos State.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the fire started around 1:00pm on Monday and has gutted about six houses close to the station.
As at the time of filing this report, the cause of the fire is yet unknown as the Federal Fire Service and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency are trying to contain the fire.
However, Nigerians took to Twitter to react to the fire incident. Some accused firefighters of coming late to the scene, while others hope no lofe was lost to the outbreak.
See some reaction below:
NNPC fillings station, College road in Ogba was on fire for over 3hours before the arrival of firefighter. pic.twitter.com/bqvn50myA9
— Kemawilly (@kemawilly) April 27, 2020
— IGWE OF LAGOS (@KamsiOfficial_) April 27, 2020
Our area is on fire 😭 fire fighters are nowhere ..we are freaking scared .. pls help us tag fire fighters .. college road Ogba .yaya abatan …nnpc is on fire pic.twitter.com/bOODMouB92
— vivian imaginations (@yellowribbon0) April 27, 2020
Fire at NNPC station in Lagos,
What does it take to reform the fire service agency, imagine how the so called firefighters were also watching with crowd like every other person.#RIPNnamdiKanu #LockdownEnd pic.twitter.com/ZJs1usYxqZ
— Youth🎗 (@MatVina1) April 27, 2020
BREAKING: Fire at NNPC Filling station along College Road, Ogba.
Fire getting into houses already.
Fore service needed to HELP!!!! pic.twitter.com/ix2cnHptqM
— Inside Mainland (@InsideMainland) April 27, 2020
— Profit Eneh (@Profit_Eneh) April 27, 2020