Right now in Festac, Lagos Nigeria a tanker filled with diesel caught fire along the Amuwo Odofin Festac axis link bridge destroying lots of cars of which a car mart lost lots to his cars on display to this accident.

Festac Tanker Explosion

Speaking to one of the drivers of the buses which was caught in this tragic act said the tanker driver was on reverse on the bridge which links Festac Town to Amuwo Odofin when he lost control and the tanker suddenly fell.

Nigeria Fire Service

Prior to this, there was leakage of diesel and then an outburst. Residents tried to call Fire Service but there was no prompt response as the fire service which came said they had no water before waiting for another.

Amuwo Odofin

The Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Comrade Valentine Buraimoh and Hon Dipo Olorunrinu were present to calm the situation as well as the DPO of Police Force Area E Festac town.

Festac Town

As at the time of filing this report there were no casualties.

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