Another fuel tanker is currently burning along the Lagos- Ibadan expressway on Friday morning.
At the time of fling this report, casualty figures cannot be confirmed nor can the cause of the incident be ascertained. But video circulating on the internet shows a tanker that is currently on fire.
— ALABA OTUKOYA (@alabaotukoya) October 18, 2019
-Happening right now: Another tanker is currently burning along the Lagos Ibadan Express Way. pic.twitter.com/HMoRdnX0ps
— Postsubman (@Postsubman) October 18, 2019
This same morning, a fuel tanker felled and exploded along the Enugu-Onitsha expressway by Bessoy filling station in Anambra state.
The tanker which was said to be loaded with premium motor spirit (pms), also known as petroleum products, fell in the middle of the road, spilling its content which flowed into drainages.
This was coming barely 48 hours after another tanker laden with petroleum products fell into a ditch and exploded at the Upper Iweka and Ochanja market, leading to the death of some residents and destruction of property worth millions of naira.