Rev. Sr Henrietta Alokha the Principal of Bethlehem High School Abule Ado, Lagos and one other female staff of the school has died as a result of the explosion that rocked Lagos state this morning.
Late Rev. Sr. Henrietta Alokha rescued all the children under her care from the pipeline fire and could not make it herself.
So far fifteen people have been confirmed dead, while the injured are receiving treatment at hospitals.
Some people are believed to be buried under some of the rubbles,rescue effort is on.
More details to be updated soon…… May her soul rest in peace…..
Meanwhile, The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has reacted to the explosion which occurred on Sunday morning at Abule Ado, Trade Fair axis of Lagos State.
NEMA acting coordinator, Lagos territorial office, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye said the explosion was not caused by a disruption of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) oil pipeline.