Many died, houses destroyed, as pipe line fire rock Lagos

But the LASEMA Response Team and other stakeholders, including the Lagos State Fire Service and the police are already on ground to quell the fire. No casualty has been recorded for now.”

Lagosians on social media are currently on edge following a recent pipeline explosion that happened around the Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin local government area.

Many were seen on popular micro blogging platform, Twitter, giving brief recounts of their experiences when the explosion took place.

A lot of Lagos residents claimed that they heard the loud bang which left an impact on their windows, doors and other items in their houses

Residents of Ijegun, Ikotun, Egbeda, Abule Ado, Okotoa, 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 told TheCable over the phone.

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The cause is yet to be known but an official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) told TheCable that a pipeline exploded 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.

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