Doomsday as Explosion Rocks Abule Ado
Some persons are feared dead and many reportedly injured after a suspected pipeline explosion took place at the Ado Shoba axis of Abule Ado and Festac Phase Two axis of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area in Lagos.
Nigeria Info can report that several buildings have either collapsed or are in bad shape after the explosion.
Correspondents Emetekefe Akpovwovwo and Baba Kay report that a secondary school, which has boarding facilities, is among the buildings affected.
Eyewitnesses told Nigeria Info correspondents that some of the affected students as well as residents in other buildings have been taken to nearby hospitals.
As at the time of this report, the officials of the Federal Fire Service as well as the Lagos State Fire Service are battling to put out the inferno caused by the suspected pipeline explosion.
The Nigerian Navy fire truck is also at the scene assisting in fighting the inferno.
Correspondent Akpovwovwo reports that officials of the Lagos State Emergency Service (LASEMA) have also arrived the scene.
Nigeria Info can also confirm that officials of the Nigeria Red Cross are also at the scene.
We will bring you more details soon…